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.
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
Frenchgate Guest House:
Frenchgate Guest House has real character and ambience with the best views in Richmond. Rated by both AA and Visit Britain at 4 star plus. A short walk down Frenchgate leads to the historic and beautiful heart of Richmond and the Georgian cobbled marketplace. 01748 823421; 66frenchgate.com
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
Dales and Coast Holiday Homes:
Garden Cottage, Richmond 4* Gold Holiday Cottage sleeps 6; has 2 bathrooms and off-street parking - a listed building with private, enclosed garden and fantastic views. Dogs welcome. 5 mins. Walk from Market Place and Woodland/Riverside Walks. 01748 825525; yorkshirecountryholidays.co.uk
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the the Historic Market Town of Richmond but only 5 minutes walk from Richmond Market Place; 3 bedrooms sleeps up to 6; enclosed walled garden with courtyard, garden furniture and hot tub; cottages.com
The Burgoyne Hotel, Reeth:
The Burgoyne is a privately run luxury hotel nestling in the heart of the beautiful Swaledale valley in the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. 01748 884292; theburgoyne.co.uk
The independent hostels and bunkhouses in the area: Yorkshire-bunkhouses-camping-barns-hostels
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For a full list of accommodation and for more information on the area - visit:
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