Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle, English Heritage
Riverside Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4QW

Opening Times:
Apr to Sep: 10am - 6pm
Other times throughout the year: visit the website for comprehensive information

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With its breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire. The castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England - it is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain.  

Learn all about the castleís past in the interactive exhibition before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden. The castleís fun and exciting events programme will give you the perfect chance to enjoy live action events and donít forget to bring a picnic.

Contact Details:
Site Tel: 01748 822493
Education Visits, Tel: 0870 333 0606

Learning Programmes:
English Heritage offer free self-led educational visits to all their inspirational sites - book online or Tel: 0870 333 0606 for more information.
A PDF Teachers Kit for Richmond Castle is available to download.

Interactive exhibition exploring the castleís nine centuries of history, including the story of the conscientious objectors, many of them Dales Quakers, who refused to fight in the First World War. Various artefacts and a mock-up of the conscientious objector cells.

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Associated Resources

WWI Conscientious Objectors

WWI Conscientious Objectors

How Richmond Castle became a prison for men who refused to fight Read More »

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