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.
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
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
The Fleece Hotel:
You won’t need to count sheep when you stay at The Fleece! Every bedroom has been newly renovated to bring you all the comforts of home with big comfortable beds for those that need to sleep, to stylish desks for those who need to work. We also have two adjoining rooms for families. All our rooms are ensuite, many are pet friendly, and include fantastic walk in showers or luxurious baths in our deluxe rooms. If you are looking for that extra bit of luxury then why not treat yourself to the Castle Suite. Join us at The Fleece and treat yourself to some real Yorkshire hospitality; 01748 503104 thefleeceyorkshire.co.uk
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
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.
For a full list of accommodation - visit: www.richmondinfo.net
and for more information on the area - visit: www.richmond.org