Destination guide

The friendly city of Richmond awaits you

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Richmond. This welcoming and trendy city entices travelers with its bars and coffeehouses. Richmond Castle and Bowes Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Richmond

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Forbidden Corner (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Croft Circuit (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Blackwell Grange Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Bedale Golf Club (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Richmond

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Richmond is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Aysgarth Falls (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Wensleydale (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • The Forbidden Corner (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Richmond

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 39.6 mi (63.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Richmond?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 608 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 306 Cottages to 248 Houses, 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:

  • Richmond Castle: 953 vacation rentals
  • Richmondshire Museum: 956 vacation rentals
  • Green Howards Museum: 955 vacation rentals
  • Kiplin Hall: 910 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Market Place: 955 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 Cottages in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 306 Cottages in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Houses: 248 rentals available
  • Cabins: 306 rentals available
  • Barns: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 526 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.