Relaxation in Richmond!
BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel in Richmond oozes quality and exudes style. That should come as no surprise when you learn that our wonderful building was first erected as a gentlemans townhouse in 1717! Since then, guests have come and gone, but the class and charm of the place remains for all who visit to enjoy.
Fine Georgian architecture blends with modern convenience to offer warm and cosy surroundings and a relaxed atmosphere. Little wonder that the artist J.M.W. Turner described the hotel as The finest in Richmondshire!
Situated in the historic town of Richmond, BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel overlooks the beautiful cobbled marketplace reputed to be the largest in Europe, with in walking distance of the stunning Theatre Royal, Richmond Castle and river walks by the Swale. It means you have as much to feast your eyes upon outside the hotel as you do inside, and you'll never be stuck for things to see and do during your stay.
Richmondshire…rich in culture!
Riverside, woodland and the remains of the Georgian racecourse all lie nearby, as do a number of other must-see attractions!
Things to do in Richmond
Landmarks and getting around
- Catterick Race Course (4.9 miles)
- Richmond Castle (0 miles)
- Theatre Royal (0 miles)
- Aysgarth Falls (15 miles)
- Green Howards Museum (0 miles)
There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.
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BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel at a glance
BEST WESTERN Kings Head has retained its charm for centuries. From its physical architecture to its stylish soul, you'll find our hotel a wonderfully inviting place to visit, again and again.
- Al fresco dining
- Cobbled Market place
- View overlooking River Swale and Richmond
- 2 restaurant
- Free WiFi
- 1 bars
- Georgian Architecture
- 26 hotel rooms
J.M Turner stayed at the Kings Head whilst completing a suite of paintings featuring scenes of the local countryside, and the hotel is featured on the famous Turner Trail with our bench being situated just in front of the hotel.