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BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel

Market Place, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4HS

Ratings & Awards

3 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Britain) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (14 spaces)
  • Restaurants
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bars
  • No Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

near the BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel, Richmond

Swaledale Festival

The Swaledale Festival is a well-established annual spring event which takes place in Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale. It presents all sorts of live music, as well as theatre, village concerts, workshops, exhibitions and traditional craft displays.

Available : May - Jun 2013 (annual)

Darlington Arts Centre & Civic Theatre

Darlington's joint centres for the visual and performing arts are housed in Victorian and Edwardian buildings, linking the past to the present under one organisational umbrella. Together the Darlington Arts Centre and Darlington Civic Theatre provide a year-round programme of art exhibitions, theatre, musicals, films, dance and performing arts.

Available : Daily

Rhythm & Brews Festival

The wittily titled Rhythm & Brews Festival appeals to fans of both great music and authentic beer. In addition to the music at the Darlington Arts Centre, the festival culminates in a free open-air concert on Darlington Market Square.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Halloween Fun Day

Darlington's Railway Centre and Museum takes a spooky turn at the family-friendly Halloween Fun Day. A bird handler with an owl and fiendish face-painters are on hand to create a creepy atmosphere, and magicians and storytellers sustain it.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Darlington Railway Centre & Museum

On the route of the original Stockton & Darlington Railway - the world's first steam-worked public railway - the Darlington Railway Centre & Museum celebrates the famous and evocative age of steam.

Available : Daily

Brick Train

Commissioned in 1994 by Darlington Borough Council, David Mach's extraordinary life-size brick model of one of Sir Nigel Gresley's distinctive A4 class locomotives is the largest contemporary public sculpture in Britain.

Available : Daily

The Bowes Museum

Housed in a purpose-built Victorian building which opened in 1892, the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle is centred on John and Josephine Bowes' collection of European fine and decorative arts from the 15th century, one of the finest in Britain.

Available : Daily

Limetree Festival

For people who moan about festivals not being what they used to be, there's the laid-back Limetree Festival at North Yorkshire's Lime Tree Farm. It features up-and-coming bands, comedy, cabaret, street theatre and a stone circle, minus the corporate feel.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

South Park

Originally known as Bellasses Park, then later the People's Park, Darlington's South Park covers an impressive 26 hectares, and gets its current name from the simple fact that it is south of the town centre. It has recently undergone a £4 million restoration and refurbishment to secure its place at the heart of the town's recreational facilities.

Available : Daily

Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF)

Focused on the riverside along the River Tees, the Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) celebrates the madcap world of street arts and has been at the forefront of the town's regeneration. Don't miss the community carnival and parade.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

The 800-year-old Cistercian Fountains Abbey is Britain's largest ruin and one of Yorkshire's most visited attractions. It includes the grand Elizabethan mansion, Fountains Hall, and 18th-century Studley Royal Water Garden.

Available : Daily

Middlesbrough Mela

Labelled the most spectacular multi-cultural celebration in the Tees Valley and the biggest event of its kind in the North East, Middlesbrough Mela is one massive party. The two-day event at Albert Park features music, workshops and the fabulous Mela Bazaar.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Wolsingham and Wear Valley Agricultural Show

Wolsingham claims to hold the oldest agricultural show in England, at Scotch Isle Farm. It has everything you would expect to find at a country fair, with livestock displays and competitions, agricultural equipment, craft marquees and children's entertainment.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Middlesbrough Music Live Festival

An annual highlight on the city's calendar, the free Middlesbrough Music Live presents some of Britain's best young talent at the Town Hall, the Empire and city centre outdoor stages. The Zutons' rootsy pop sound earns them top billing.

Available : Jun 2010 (annual)

Darlington Championship Dog Show

The North East of England's rich canine heritage is reflected in Darlington Championship Dog Show, held at Newby Hall, near Ripon. The event caters for all people interested in the world of pedigree dogs. Stalls sell goods with a canine theme.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

James Cook was born on 27 October 1728 at Marton, just to the south of present-day Middlesbrough. The interactive Captain Cook Birthplace Musuem here, set in the picturesque landscaped grounds of Stewart Park, celebrates his life and achievements.

Available : Daily; not Mon

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BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel
Market Place
North Yorkshire
DL10 4HS
Sat nav postcode:DL10 4HS

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08443 876306

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01748 850220

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