Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle

Overview

Discover this Norman castle’s fascinating past before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden.

What makes it special

  • Discover a fascinating past

10am - 4pm during the season

Price

From £5.70

Hostels nearby

Richmond Castle

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: NZ171007

Lat/Lng: 54.402127, -1.7368191

Contact information

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