How to get toRichmond Castlecar-free

Visit Richmond Castle car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

The nearest train station is Darlington

From Darlington, hop on bus X26 or bus X27 (from Park Lane, right outside the station) to Richmond Market Place. The castle is just a couple of minutes walk away.

Trains to Darlington run regularly from Saltburn (about 1 hour), Edinburgh (2 hours), London Kings Cross (2½ hours), Bristol Temple Meads (4½ hours) and many other towns.

Use the journey planner above to get train and bus times and walking route.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Richmond Castle

The remains of a Norman castle, originally built in the 11th-century, with breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales and a special ‘cockpit’ gardens.

For any queries about visiting contact Richmond Castle on 0370 333 1181 or

Address: Richmond Castle Tower St. Richmond DL10 4QW. Visit Website