Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Richmond

Come and experience Richmond and its history, wineries and monuments. This relaxing city is known for its wildlife, horseback riding and gardens. Museum of Old and New Art and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Richmond

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Richmond has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pooley Wines (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Palmara Vineyard (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Zoodoo Zoo (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Travelers enjoy Richmond for its wildlife and gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Richmond is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Subantarctic Plant House (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Seven Mile Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Franklin Square (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Richmond

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Richmond?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 272 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 117 Houses to 96 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Richmond for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Richmond?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Richmond. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pooley Wines: 372 vacation rentals
  • Old Hobart Town Model Village: 362 vacation rentals
  • Palmara Vineyard: 372 vacation rentals
  • Old Post Office: 363 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Gaol: 361 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 117 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 96 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.