With its breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire. The castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England it is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain.
Learn all about the castle’s past in the interactive exhibition before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden. The castle’s fun and exciting events programme will give you the perfect chance to enjoy live action events and don’t forget to bring a picnic.
If you are in the area why not visit nearby Middleham Castle, the favourite childhood home of Richard III, or explore Barnard Castle and discover more action packed days out in the Dales?
Read more about the life of children in medieval castles in this exclusive preview from our Members' magazine.
A Stroll between Easby and Richmond
Fri 20 Mar
Join Senior Properties Curator Mark Douglas and take a closer look at both Easby Abbey and Richmond Castle.
Easter Adventure Quest
Fri 03 - Mon 06 Apr 2015
It's time to get clue-cracking. Find characters from the past to help you solve the challenge and seek out your chocolate reward.
Sun 24 - Mon 25 May 2015
Armed with swords and bows, our noble knights will be fighting for the chance to show you a great day out.
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Riverside Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire - DL10 4QW
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