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Richmond Castle, Richmond

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Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, stands in a commanding position above the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond. It was originally called Riche Mount, 'the strong hill'. The castle was constructed from 1071 onwards following the Norman Conquest of England, and the Domesday Book of 1086 refers to 'a castlery' at Richmond.
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  • It's run by English heritage so I was expecting it would be more expensive than it was. There's lots of the castle to look around. The keep is mainly intact and you can go up to the roof with splendid...  more »
  • A place well worth the visit, just built after the Norman Invasion, read more about it as other places in the world are named after this Richmond the original. Took some wedding photo`s in here a grea...  more »
  • The castle is a nice way to while away a few hours. It was inexpensive and had great views. Highly recommended.  more »
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  • Really nice castle ruins to explore. Don't forget to climb the steps to reach the top of the tower for the best views of Richmond. The town square is about a three minute walk and there is more to see as well as good places to eat.
  • Great views over the surrounding area from the top of the keep. Also worth checking out the garden tucked away in the corner of the castle grounds.
  • It's grim up north???? Stunning area of natural beauty.
  • A stunning castle ruin, excellent stone work, home of Richard lll, loads to explore, you could be there for hours, plenty of nice lawn for picnics, would recommend to anyone. Well worth a visit.
  • Must visit if you come this area. The exhibition area is only so so. But I like the castle ground very much.