'Fun for the Active' - Pool and leisure activities
In need of something to do with the kids? Why not take them to Richmond pool offering two swimming pools and a range of different activities to suit everyone. Or to Richmond Sports Complex which is located at Richmond Secondary School that provides a variety of activities such as badminton, basketball, volleyball, handball, cricket, football and netball.
Just outside the town of Richmond, the local golf club is situated. Not overly long but is still an extremely worthwhile golf course to experience, with its fabulous setting and tranquil atmosphere, it's not one to miss.
'Take a Stroll' - Riverside and Woodland Walks
Richmond is a town with the most stunning scenery ever to be seen, situated just a stroll away from the wooded valleys of the River Swale and the Yorkshire Dales. Explore the miles of hills, moorland and mountains just outside of Richmond and whether you walk, cycle or ride make sure you take in the spectacular scenery and beautiful landscape all around you. With various walks available whether it is a gentle riverside walk in Reeth or a challenging climb crossing the glorious high country of the Yorkshire dales, you'll never get bored of the exquisite scenery.
Foxglove Covert is a local nature reserve that covers over 100 acres of moorland edge, it contains woodland, heathland, grassland, streams, ponds, a lake and more. Currently being retained and enhanced visitors and the local community can still enjoy and appreciate this wonderful wildlife habitat.
Although Richmond is blessed with its magnificent surroundings, Local parks and open spaces are still seen of high great importance and are maintained to the greatest of standards. Ideal for an afternoon chill out, or a place for a picnic, these areas are perfect for both visitors and the local community to admire the landscape and take in the tranquil atmosphere.
'Lights, Camera, Action' - The Station Cinema
If you need something to do on those rainy days, then the station is perfect for you. Having two state of the art cinemas that have recently been upgraded to digital , each seating up to 100 people and multiple screenings being offered each day it is perfect for both visitors and the local community of Richmond.
'Step Back In Time' - Georgian Theatre Royal
Richmond offers a welcome blend of history through Britain's oldest working theatre, the Georgian Theatre Royal. Built by actor/manager Samuel Butler in 1788 the theatre is still in its original form welcoming visitors of all ages to its guided tours, shows and events.