Cordilleras House

Luxury Bed & Breakfast,
Richmond, Yorkshire

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Why Richmond?

Cordilleras House, Bed and Breakfast Richmond North Yorkshire

Setting and Location. The Yorkshire Dales National park was recently voted into the number one spot by readers of the Countryfile magazine It was noted for its wild and craggy limestone landscape, replete with waterfalls and hay meadows, stone villages and broadleaved woodland.

In March 2017 The Sunday Times once again listed Richmond, Yorkshire, in its review of the best places to live in Britain.

Yorkshire was recently listed in the top three of Lonely Planet’s top 10 Regions of the World to visit. When you look at the article ( it is little surprise that it is the scenery of Upper Swaledale that dominates the page.

The Station

The world’s travel industry also named Yorkshire as Europe’s leading travel destination for 2013 ( Say what you will about such ratings and awards, it is clear that there are sites of great beauty in Yorkshire and we feel that many of them are within a stone’s throw of Richmond!

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Getting out and About

Georgian Theatre

Richmond lies just beyond the halfway point of Wainwright’s famous Coast to Coast long distance path, making it the ideal place for a one or two night stopover, with all the luxuries that Cordilleras House can offer.

Leaving aside long distant routes, Richmond is an ideal base for day walks from the doorstep of Cordilleras House or from starting points a short drive into the Dales. We have a wide range of walking guides and maps which may be borrowed during your stay, and we are always happy to make suggestions regarding routes and destinations.

The Dales also offer a host of cycling routes to suit all abilities and we provide secure, covered storage for up to four bikes.

See for information on road cycling routes and for a host of mountain biking information.

Lastly, Richmond lies just 4 miles from the A1 at Scotch Corner making it an ideal accommodation stop for those travelling between Scotland and England.

Georgian Theatre



Richmond has a range of quality, independent shops offering a wide variety of goods not commonly available.
These include:

There is a farmers’ market every third Saturday of the month in the market place.

Alt-berg boot makers of Richmond offer the only bespoke boot making service in the UK and they are just 5 minutes from Cordilleras House.

The Station is an award winning complex offering boutique shops, a two screen cinema, restaurant facilities and regular art and photographic exhibitions.


For its size Richmond offers a surprising number of quality restaurants. These include:
The Black Bull Inn, Moulton
French Rustique
Alessandro's Hideaway
Thai A Taste of Thailand - See Trip Advisor for reviews
Indian, Amontola
The Black Lion
Barretts cafe/Bistro

In addition, surrounding villages offer a number of noteworthy pubs serving great food. These include:
The CB in Arkengarthdale
The Shoulder of Mutton at Kirby Hill
The Holly Hill Inn
The Bolton Arms, in Downholme
The Punch Bowl in Low Row

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For any of our guests who arrive with aching muscles or joints, we can strongly recommend a session with Jennifer Thursfield, who offers remedial massage, and can often fit in short-notice appointments.

If you're walking the Coast to Coast, why not book ahead to be sure you aren't disappointed?

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Cordilleras House - Richmond Bed and Breakfast

11 Hurgill Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire. DL10 4AR

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