Dating from around 1720, The Kings Head benefited from an extensive refurbishment in 2016 but it…
“Historic town-centre building with smart, modern accommodation” - AA Inspector
RICHMOND, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Our Inspector's view
The Kings Head was built in around 1720 and has retained a rich history in the market town of Richmond ever since. It re-opened in 2016 after extensive refurbishment and an investment of over £1 million. The bedrooms are well appointed to a high standard that meet modern guest expectations. All-day dining is available in the comfortable ground-floor restaurant which offers quality, local produce on the menus along with informal, friendly service. Limited off-road parking is available to the rear of the property.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 24
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 3
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Discover North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.
The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.
York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.
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