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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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  • We visit Richmond Castle. often,our grandchildren love it,lovely castle grounds and gardens .The views from the top of the castle are amazing,we'll worth a visit .There is a museum and shop too 
  • Nice North Yorkshire town with castle, we did walk round and if this is your thing then plenty of information on your tour round, plenty of places in the town to eat and drink. When parking in the tow...  more »
  • Most of the castle is in ruins but it still makes an interesting place to visit. You get lovely views from the top of the tower as well. 
  • 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.