No day out in the Yorkshire Dales would be complete without a visit to Middleham Castle. Once the childhood home of Richard III, you can relive the Castle’s illustrious history and unlock the deeds of its great owners.
Although roofless, extensive remains of the fortified palace still survive, making Middleham a fascinating castle to explore.
Why not also visit nearby Richmond Castle and Barnard Castle for more action packed days out in the dales.
Yorkshire's King & Castle
Fri 5 Jul
Join Senior Historian Steven Brindle for an in-depth tour of Middleham Castle to discover its origins and connections with Richard III.
Sat 6 Jul 2013
An evening dedicated to King Richard III, with a fascinating talk from Philippa Langley, the lady behind the recent dig to uncover the king's remains in Leicester.
King of the Castle
Sat 6 & Sun 7 July 2013
Meet our costumed King Richard III and Queen Anne as they take up residence at Middleham Castle. Hear the king talk about his victories at Tewksbury and Barnet, and maybe learn a thing or two about 15th century medieval manners!
Prices and opening times
Castle Hill, Middleham, North Yorkshire - DL8 4QG
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