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Plenty of Interest

Of particular interest is the history of the development of the castle, and the details of the... read more

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Joy H
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Well worth the visit

Richmond castle is a fantastic place to visit as it is in great condition and well looked after by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alastair M
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East Cowton, United Kingdom
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Richmond Castle Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, England
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All reviews conscientious objectors english heritage surrounding countryside fantastic views the river worth the climb well worth a visit interesting exhibition run around picnic tables sunny day market square first world war guide book town centre nooks and crannies gift shop
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Reviewed today

Of particular interest is the history of the development of the castle, and the details of the conscientious objectors imprisoned there during WWI. probably less of interest to smaller children.

Thank Joy H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another castle and not much of it was left to see. Some history in a very few information posters. Good views over the city. But overall very underwhelming. Not worth the £6.20 admission.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Richmond castle is a fantastic place to visit as it is in great condition and well looked after by English Heritage. The views over Richmond from the top of the Keep are exquisite and there is plenty of space to wander around - with a...More

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 4 days ago

As castles go this one is one of the best. The history is conveniently displayed in various areas and the views from the top of the keep are stunning.

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must of picked the most windy day ever to see the Castle .. Great price to enter and plenty to see once you are in . The views are amazing and plenty of photo opportunities . As castles go this one is ok .

Thank dmten
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't miss Richmond Castle as it dominates the whole town, but you really have to visit it! Amazing views from the green, fascinating corners to explore and it's really worth climbing up to the top of the keep - a very atmospheric series of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great experience to read about the history of it . We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and the staff were extremely helpful.

Thank irenjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit for the views. Good exhibition but a shame the wall inscriptions aren't open to the public at the moment due to conservation.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Earlier in the morning we'd been to Middleham to see their castle. Very good in case you were wondering and yes Ricky 3 was there. Onto Richmond with our comp EH Barclays cards we wanted to see Richmond from on high as the Autumn tints...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to spend a chilly but sunny Saturday afternoon. Beautiful grounds and a fantastic inside exhibition. Well worth the visit

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milnealison6cows2018
July 9, 2018|
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Response from pad4535 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And you need to go to the castle first to get it as there is nothing on sale at the abbey
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Trevor F
October 28, 2017|
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Response from Geoffrey B | Reviewed this property |
Yes.
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June 3, 2016|
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Response from Ludger4 | Reviewed this property |
It should be possible if you leave quite early in the day. You would need to catch a train from Kings Cross to Darlington and then a direct bus from Darlington to Richmond. The train journey is about 2.5 hours being a high... More
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