20th - 29th
September 2024


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.

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 www.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

Evergreen Cottage:

A delightful cottage (c1850) in the historic, hill town of Richmond. This timeless cottage has two bedrooms and sleeps four. It is beautifully furnished and well equipped to create an inviting and relaxing retreat. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Coast to Coast path, with riverside walks on the doorstep, it is an ideal base to explore the landscapes and history of the northern dales and North Yorkshire. All the amenities of Richmond are just minutes from the front door. www.gorgeouscottages.com/cottages/evergreen--richmond

5 Cornforth Hill:

The entire second floor of this 18th-century house on a cobbled street between Richmond Market Place and Castle and the River Swale, just a few minutes walk from either. It's a great base for walkers, cyclists and includes a great in room breakfast. There's a spacious double bedroom, a private sitting room which can be used as 2nd double bedroom, and a private bathroom with a bath and a separate great shower - all with exposed beams, high ceilings and views of the historic town and beyond. Airbnb 5 Cornforth Hill

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 www.theburgoyne.co.uk

Independent Hostels:

The independent hostels and bunkhouses in the area: www.Yorkshire-bunkhouses-camping-barns-hostels

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 info@booksandboots.org.

For a full list of accommodation - visit: www.richmondinfo.net

and for more information on the area - visit: www.richmond.org

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