Discover Hidden Gems and Adventures in Richmond

Richmond’s Local Charms: A Family and Couple-Friendly Adventure

Richmond is a charming town with a mix of old and new. It’s perfect for families, couples, and travellers who want to escape and enjoy its historic streets and architecture. When the sun sets, the town’s ancient buildings come to life and tell stories of times gone by. There’s so much to do and discover in Richmond, and visitors can enjoy various activities.

Richmond night view

Walk Through History: See Cool Old Things in Richmond

Richmond is a destination that richly displays the history of England. It is an ideal place to be visited by both families and couples. Richmond Castle, a grand fortress that has lasted for centuries, can be the starting point of your visit. Families visiting the castle can discover and explore its well-maintained structures like The Keep, Gatehouse, and Curtain Walls. You can gain an insight into medieval life within the castle walls through interactive exhibits and activities.

Children can join educational programs while parents explore the historic castle. The castle grounds provide breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, making it a picturesque spot for families and history enthusiasts. You can discover the mysteries of its ancient stones and corridors, as the castle remains a significant historical landmark.

Top view of Richmond during daytime

Market Marvels and Riverside Retreats

Richmond’s Market Square is a lively hub where families can enjoy a variety of sights, sounds, and flavours. The aroma of freshly baked goods mingles with the vibrant colours of locally sourced produce, creating a haven for culinary enthusiasts. A stroll through the market square offers a delightful experience, filled with the chatter of vendors, the laughter of children, and the discovery of unique treasures.

The culinary scene in Richmond is renowned for its delicious and diverse offerings. From fine dining to local eateries, there is an abundance of restaurants to choose from where visitors can relish delicious meals. Families can enjoy a peaceful riverside walk after dining in one of Richmond’s many restaurants. The beautiful setting of The Green Bridge or Mercury Bridge and the stunning sunset views make this walk a truly enchanting experience.

Crafting Unforgettable Retreats at Flowery Dell Lodges

Amidst Richmond’s historical splendours, families, couples, and travellers can find solace and luxury at Flowery Dell Lodges. Our lodges are situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and provide a perfect escape into nature without sacrificing comfort. Surrounded by the charm of Swaledale, our lodges become the perfect sanctuary after a day of exploring Richmond’s local charms. With spacious accommodations and modern amenities, we invite you to discover the seamless blend of history and contemporary luxury.

Flowery Dell Lodges aerial view

Choose from our range of accommodations to suit your preferences. 

  1. Our Luxury Yorkshire Lodges with Hot Tubs provide the perfect way to unwind beneath the stars after a day of historical exploration. Discover the numerous health benefits for both the mind and body that come with using a therapeutic hot tub.
  2. For those seeking a pet-free environment, our No Pet Lodges offer a tranquil escape. 
  3. We also welcome furry companions with our Dog/Pet-Friendly Lodges, ensuring that every member of the family can revel in the rich history and modern comforts. 
  4. If you’re planning a romantic getaway, our Honeymoon Lodges provide an intimate retreat for couples seeking to create cherished memories amidst the beauty of Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales.


Whether you’re soaking in the warmth of your private hot tub, enjoying the tranquillity of a pet-friendly escape, or indulging in the intimate ambience of our Honeymoon Lodges, each moment becomes a brushstroke in the canvas of your Richmond adventure.

Where History Meets Hospitality

Richmond’s history still echoes, and the town’s timeless allure welcomes families, couples, and travellers. From ancient castles to bustling markets, every cobblestone tells a story. Flowery Dell Lodges stands ready to weave your tale of Richmond’s enchantment into an unforgettable retreat. As you explore this historical gem, may you find the perfect blend of past and present, and may your journey become a chapter in Richmond’s enduring narrative. What hidden gems will you uncover in this town of timeless tales?

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