Destination guide

The friendly city of Richmond awaits you

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Richmond. This welcoming and trendy city entices travelers with its bars and coffeehouses. Richmond Castle and Bowes Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Richmond

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Forbidden Corner (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Croft Circuit (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Blackwell Grange Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Bedale Golf Club (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Richmond

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Richmond is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Aysgarth Falls (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Wensleydale (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • The Forbidden Corner (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Richmond

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 39.6 mi (63.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Richmond?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 586 holiday lettings near Richmond. From 280 Cottages to 248 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Richmond is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Richmond?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Richmond. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Richmond Market Place: 947 holiday lettings
  • Easby Abbey: 938 holiday lettings
  • Green Howards Museum: 945 holiday lettings
  • The Station: 946 holiday lettings
  • Richmondshire Museum: 944 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 280 Cottages in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 248 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 280 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 515 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.