If you’re planning a trip to North Yorkshire, Richmond is a top contender for one of the most beautiful towns to experience. With a whole lot of history on its doorstep and claiming the title of the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, there’s some seriously great accommodation options to choose from. To make your life that little bit easier, we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up the best hotels to stay in Richmond, Yorkshire.
The Coach House
Just 200 yards away from the historic Richmond Castle, The Coach House is the perfect retreat for those looking for a more traditional, Yorkshire stay. With five bedrooms, a cosy living area and a number of nearby attractions, this pet-friendly stay is perfect for those heading on a trip with friends or family.
Explore the River Swale Waterfalls just over the road, with Easby Abbey, Richmond Castle and the traditional town centre all in a short radius of the cottage stay. The premises are self-catering, so guests can enjoy local produce and feel like they’re home away from home while in the heart of North Yorkshire. Book your stay here. The Coach House, Richmond, DL10 4JT.
Hack and Spade
Somewhere between Richmond and the historic Scotch Corner, this old-fashioned B&B provides a true, Yorkshire cottage vibe for guests, with comfortable rooms and traditional decor in a quiet, country location. The staff provide a welcoming Yorkshire gesture of tea, coffee and cake from 4pm to enjoy, with incredible scenery of the Dales nearby to explore before or afterwards.
Just three miles away is the Richmond Magistrates Court, Richmond Castle and the Market Square, with Scotch Corner and the Yorkshire Dales to explore too. Book your stay. Hack and Spade, Whashton, Richmond, DL11 7JL.
The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel
Nearby to all that Richmond town has to offer, The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel is set in a Georgian townhouse and is well known for its delicious food. In fact, they’re a two-Rosette restaurant serving up locally-sourced fine cuisine – so if you’re looking for somewhere that knows good grub, this is it.
All rooms feature a particular ambience, perfect for a romantic getaway with your partner. Full English breakfasts are included in the room rates, too, so you can rest assured you’ll be well taken care of during your stay. Everything is on your doorstep here, with Richmond Castle just a ten minute stroll away, the Market Square even closer, and attractions such as Easby Abbey and the Yorkshire Dales just a short drive away. Not only is The Frenchgate one of the best restaurants, but also one of the best hotels in Richmond, Yorkshire. Book here. The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel, 59-61 Frenchgate, Richmond, DL10 7AE.
With stunning views of Easby Abbey, Easby Hall is a magnificent place to stay when visiting Richmond. Taking in one of the town’s highlights in such a unique way, the hall offers luxurious en-suite rooms that are perfect for couples.
The huge country house was built in the 1700s and is a building of historical significance in England, home to many notable people since its development. Now, visitors can enjoy cosy decor, afternoon tea or cocktails in the Drawing Room (fancy!), unrivalled views of Yorkshire history, and easy access to Richmond and its town. Book your stay here. Easby Hall, Easby Love Ln, Richmond, DL10 7EU.
One for those who fancy something on the idyllic side, Brompton Lakes features a number of luxury lodges, with dog-friendly lodges sleeping from two to ten plus people. Each lodge features super cosy decor with luxury touches that feel like you’re staying in a high-end hotel – with lake views, hot tubs, and even games rooms featuring in just some of the lodges.
If lodges aren’t quite your style, there’s barns, farm houses and cottages to choose from too, all at the perfect base for discovering North Yorkshire. There’s a pub just one mile down the road from the resort, and the village of Easby close by. Visitors are perfectly located for going on an adventure in either Richmond or the Yorkshire Dales itself. Book here. Brompton Lakes, Easby Mews, Richmond, DL10 7EJ.
Holly House Farm
A luxury barn conversion overlooking the iconic Yorkshire Dales, Holly House Farm is a modern retreat for those who prefer to feel a little more homely during their trips. Each barn sleeps 4-8 people, with private hot tubs in the back to kick back and relax in with a glass of fizz.
The estate features three private cottages to choose from, all with open plan living areas, comfy bedrooms and private gardens with countryside views. Location-wise, guests aren’t far from Richmond – just a short drive away from the castle and the Market Square – with Easby Abbey and the River Swale an equal distance away. Book your stay here. Holly House Farm, Hudswell, Richmond, DL11 6DF.
A Georgian country estate out in the sticks by Scotch Corner, Middleton Lodge is an unbelievably beautiful 5-star stay – making it one of the best hotels in Richmond, Yorkshire. The main house has 16, grand bedrooms to choose from, while the remainder of the estate has a dairy, a potting shed, a farmhouse and a coach house up on offer.
Every corner of the estate is picture perfect, making the accommodation a trip highlight in itself. Experience a luxury break with 200 acres of private land surrounding you, and two incredible restaurants on-site with menus inspired by the Yorkshire countryside, giving guests an authentic taste of Yorkshire. Book here. Middleton Lodge, Kneeton Ln, Middleton Tyas, Richmond, DL10 6NJ.