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.
Richard III Royal Progress
Sat 09 & Sun 10 Aug 2014
As part of a series of English Heritage events dedicated to the controversial king, Richard III and his Queen will be visiting his childhood home, Middleham Castle.
King Richard on Film
Sat 23 & Sun 24 Aug 2014
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to view a rare, surviving 24-minute silent film of the celebrated British stage production of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, voiced by professional actors.
Prices and opening times
Castle Hill, Middleham, North Yorkshire - DL8 4QG
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