Visit Richmond, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire

An historic Yorkshire Dales market town

Whilst staying with us at Gilling Old Mill Cottages why not visit the historic town of Richmond only 3 miles away, with all its superb attractions, makeing it the ideal destination for holidays for couples, families, groups and also for wedding receptions, hen parties and other special occasions.

Richmond has many tourist attractions offering plently to see and do:

  • Culloden Tower - Originally called the Cumberland Temple and was built in 1746 to celebrate the victory of the Duke of Cumberland's army over Prince Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden Moor in April of that year.
  • Easby Abbey - Walks around the remains of Easby Abbey or the Abbey of St. Agatha
  • Friary Tower & Gardens - The 15th century Tower, one of the town's oldest monuments, dominates the Friary Memorial Gardens and holds a position of great importance in the history and development of the town.
  • Georgian Theatre Museum - Documents the Georgian Theatre's story from inception to present day.
  • Ghostwalks of Richmond - Bringing to life local stories & legends The Drummer Boy of Richmond and Potter Thompson discovering King Arthur beneath Richmond's Castle Keep.
  • Green Howards Museum - Featuring artefacts and photographs of the Crimean War, the North-West frontier of India, the Boer War and archive film of World War I and II
  • Millgate House Gardens - Overlooking the River Swale with the waterfalls in the background
  • Richmondshire Museum - Founded in 1974 by the Soroptimists of Richmond and the Dales
  • Richmond Castle - Learn the history of Richmond
  • The Station - In 1969 the last train left Richmond, the tracks were torn up, and the town’s old railway station looked as if its days were numbered. Now restored you can visit to old victorian building.

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