Richmond Castle is among the oldest Norman Stone Fortress’ in Britain and has dominated the town for many years. This fine construction is sited on a rocky promontory above the river swale with its towering keep, over 30 metres high providing magnificent views over the clustered houses of Richmond. Explore the exhibition centre and take part in the interactive tours in order to found out more interesting facts about this towering building. Easby Abbey is an enjoyable walk from Richmond castle where you can find substantial remains of the Pre-monstratensian house known for its lavish roof-height refectory and other monastic buildings.