Where to stay in Richmond and Swaledale
This guide lists those accommodation providers who support the Festival. When booking, please mention that you are coming for the Walking & Book Festival.
Castle House: Luxury boutique B&B situated in the shadow of the famous castle, overlooking the historic market place - positioned in one of the most stunning parts of Richmond. 01748 823954; castlehouserichmond.co.uk
Cordilleras House: Liz and Gez Cornish offer you a warm, friendly welcome at Cordilleras House Bed & Breakfast in a beautiful, Grade II listed Georgian town house built in the early 1800s. It offers views overlooking Richmond Cricket Ground, Richmond's Norman castle keep and Friary Tower, and is just three minutes' walk from Richmond's historic town centre. 01748 824628; cordillerashouse.co.uk
Millgate House: Arguably the finest guest house in the country, Millgate House is an elegant Georgian town house which fronts onto Richmond Market Place and at the back looks out over the River Swale and its waterfalls.Tim Culkin and Austin Lynch, owners since 1980, are 'creative and cultured, with a strong dash of northern grit', according to the Sunday Telegraph.The magnificent walled garden at Millgate House is an R.H.S. Partnership Garden (winning First Prize out of 3500 gardens in the R H S National Competition), and was selected by Alan Titchmarsh in his 'Britain's Best Gardens 2015'. 01748 823571;millgatehouse.com
Richmond Holiday Cottages: Richmond 4* Gold Holiday Cottages, both sleep 6; have 2 bathrooms and off-street parking - Garden Cottage a listed building with private, enclosed garden and fantastic views and the Old Cello Workshop, cosy, light and quirky with patio seating area. Dogs welcome. Alastair Sawday recommended. 01748 825525; yorkshirecountryholidays.com
The Buck: Located in the heart of Richmond, this small hotel is well-situated for exploring the beautiful scenery and features of the town. Each room has a TV, and luggage storage is available at the property. The Buck Hotel Guest House was built in 1800 and for 175 years has been known as The Buck. It offers one of the best beer gardens in the area and a range of food and drinks. 01748 517300; thebuckrichmond.co.uk
White Swan Gilling West: An independent family run country pub nestled in the heart of the beautiful village of Gilling West. We blend the modern with the traditional and showcase the region: local produce, local products and local people. 01748 825122; thewhiteswan.co
This leaflet is offered as a service. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of the accommodation by the Festival organisers. While it is believed to be accurate, no responsibility can be accepted for errors or omissions. Please email corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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