Welcome to Richmond

Elegant Georgian buildings and photogenic stone cottages line the streets that radiate from the broad cobbled market square (market day is Saturday), with glimpses of the surrounding hills and dales peeking through the gaps. There are plenty of local walks, and the town makes a pleasant base for exploring the northern Dales, though it is sorely lacking decent eating and drinking options; you'll find no cute old inns here.

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$1220.72 Day Trips & Excursions

England, Wales and Scotland 8-Day Small-Group Britain Tour

• Day one takes us into the Cotswolds, first to Cirencester, then on to some of the smaller villages. We’ll continue on to Ironbridge, a village perched on the River Severn. Our overnight stop is the pretty English city of Chester. • After a leisurely start in Chester, we’ll then head west to Wales to drive the Llanberis Pass and revel in the mountainous scenery. Snowdonia National Park is full of wild landscapes. We’ll also visit Conwy, a walled market town home to Conwy Castle*. You can explore narrow cobbled streets and take in views of the Thomas Telford Suspension Bridge that leads up to the Castle before we return to Chester. • Today is The Peak District National Park. We’ll stop in the town of Buxton, then make our way to Bakewell. Another highlight is the stately home of Chatsworth House - set in idyllic gardens. We’ll spend our third evening in York. • A day to explore York. You can choose what you‘d like to visit, perhaps York Minster*, or the Shambles. The day is free for you to do as you please with an optional walking tour. • You’ll say goodbye to York, and meet your new travel companions and driver-guide as we make our way north to stop at the market town of Richmond, it’s a short walk to the Castle from the centre of town, or you can enjoy afternoon tea and a wander. We then head to Alnwick, where you can opt to visit the beautiful Alnwick Castle* or explore the town of Alnwick itself. We continue up the East Coast before we reach the city of Edinburgh. You’ll have an evening in Edinburgh to enjoy the city before you begin your journey north.  • We journey through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, offering stunning views of the UK’s largest expanse of fresh water. We will cross the brooding expanse of Rannoch Moor and journey through Glen Coe where you will learn the brutal story of the MacDonald Clan massacre and take in the weeping waterfalls that inhabit this incredible glen. We will also enjoy a stop at Eilean Donan*. Here you have the chance to take photographs and explore the castle. Then it’s time to cross the bridge to Skye for your overnight stop. • Enjoy a full day exploring the Isle of Skye. Your guide will ensure you get the most out of your day and enjoy sights such as the craggy Cuillin Mountains, the Trotternish Peninsula, Kilt Rock and Mealt Waterfall, the Old Man of Storr and the Iron Age Dun Beag Broch. Portree is your lunch time stop, before heading back to your accommodation for a second evening. • You’ll visit the most famous Loch in the entire world, Loch Ness. You can tour Urquhart Castle then hop on a Jacobite Cruise to Nessie spot on the loch itself. Our next stop is at Culloden Battlefield. We’ll then continue south to Pitlochry; a pretty town perched next to the River Tummel, before returning to Edinburgh.

$15.92 Cultural & Theme Tours

Richmond Classic Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Richmond Green, London, EnglandOne of England's most beautiful urban greens and old palace remains.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Richmond Riverside, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandBeautiful urban riverside and London's oldest Thames bridge.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Terrace Gardens- Richmond Hill, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandSecluded gardens with river view, amazing cafe and famous hill top viewDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Richmond Park, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandLondon's largest royal park. possibly wild roaming deer.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Petersham Meadows, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandGreen lanes, water meadows and grazing cattle.Duration: 15 minutes

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Kew, Brentford & Richmond Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kew Bridge, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandExplore historic Kew Green and riverside before crossing Kew Bridge to Brentford.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brentford Lock Canalside, Brentford, Ealing, Greater London, EnglandCriss-cross working riverfronts, creeks, historic canals and locks to uncover Brentford's industrial heritage. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Syon House and Park, Brentford, Ealing, Greater London, EnglandStroll across a Grade I listed landscape and pass by London's last great private stately home.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: The London Apprentice - Isleworth, Isleworth, Hounslow, Greater London, EnglandStop for refreshments at this historic riverside pub with wonderful views.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Richmond Lock and Weir, Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, EnglandWe follow the towpath to Richmond Lock and Weir, where we re-cross the Thames to Richmond.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Richmond Green, London, EnglandVisit the site of a former royal palace steeped in history and finish the tour in the heart of Richmond.Duration: 30 minutes

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Twickenham Classic Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Turner's House, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandWalk past the newly-restored rural retreat of landscape painter JMW Turner.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Marble Hill House, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandStroll past this magnificent Palladian mansion and its grounds, home of a royal mistress.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hammertons Ferry, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandAdmire the river views to Richmond and across to Ham House.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandPop into the splendid Baroque Octagon room at Orleans House if a wedding isn't taking place.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: York House Gardens, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandSurprise yourself in York House Gardens with the statuary.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, Greater London, EnglandPeer across to quirky Eel Pie Island.Duration: 15 minutes

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3-Day York and the Lake District Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Day 1 We’ll depart Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh and journey south to visit Melrose and Melrose Abbey*. We’ll then cross the border into England and visit the ancient site of Hadrian’s Wall*. This is an incredible artifact set amongst wild landscape. With many extraordinary stopping points your guide will be able to advise the best places to visit. Our overnight stop will be in Keswick, nestled between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake in the Lake District National Park. Day 2 We’ll begin our day with an Ullswater "Steamers” boat trip* which will take in the length of Ullswater, the most beautiful of the English lakes to enjoy some spectacular views. We’ll drive the Lake District’s highest pass as we make our way to Bowness-on-Windermere, a delightful setting for lunch. The on via the Yorkshire Dales to our overnight stop in York. Day 3On our final day, we’ll stop at the pretty market town of Richmond, it’s a short walk to the Castle from the center of town, or you can enjoy afternoon tea and a wander. We then head to Alnwick, where you can opt to visit the beautiful Alnwick Castle* (you may recognise it from the Harry Potter flying scenes!) or explore the town of Alnwick itself. It’s home to the incredible Barter Books, a magical second-hand book shop in a converted Victorian railway station. Our next stop is Dunbar where you can enjoy stunning coastal views before we return to our departure city of Edinburgh.