Richmond Walks

Swale River Falls

River Swale, Richmond

A circular walk from the market town of Richmond along the River Swale to visit Easby Abbey. Richmond Falls are a series of waterfalls on the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond.

Richmond Walking & Book Festival

Held in the last week of September every year, the festival is a marriage of a week-long walking festival through the Yorkshire Dales, as well as a book fair and talks by well known authors.

Each day there are three main walking programmes, with a variety of different grades and lengths all throughout Swaledale and Wensleydale area. There are also town led walks, provided by local experts, eager to share their literary, artistic and historic knowledge of the area.

Valley Gardens

Richmondshire Ramblers

Nun's Close Car Park, Richmond, DL10 4UN
Tel: 01748 468 637

The Richmondshire ramblers are a friendly group of walkers, who are very welcoming to new members and visitors. They meet regularly on Sundays for walks ranging from 8 to 14 miles. During the week they offer shorter walks as well.

Based out of Richmondshire, they have access to many beautiful areas of North Yorkshire, including, The Yorkshire Dales National Park, Teesdale, Howgills Fell and the North Yorkshire Moors.

RHS Garden Harlow

Long Distance Footpaths

Alfred Wainwright, features Richmond as one of the largest towns in his famous Coast to Coast routes.

As well as having several outdoors shops for new and seasoned ramblers to stock up and replace or purchase new walking gear, it is also home to Britain’s last remaining Boot manufacturer, Altbergs.

The Swale Way, has recently been revamped for visitors, and it follows the River Swale, from its origins high in the hills near Reeth, to its confluence with the River Ure in Boroughbridge.

Harewood House

Richmond & Easby Abbey

Richmond and Easby Abbey is a 5.6 kilometer loop trail located near Richmond, North Yorkshire, England that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

Intermediate Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

Harewood House

Old Gang Smelt Mill & Reeth High Moor

Old Gang Smelt Mill and Reeth High Moor is a 9.2 kilometer loop trail located near Richmond, North Yorkshire, England that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

A circular walk across the Reeth High Moor in the Swaledale area of the Yorkshire Dales. The route visits the remains of the largest lead smelting complex in the Dales

Harewood House

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