Walk: River Swale Richmond

in Richmond

A lovely stroll by the River Swale in the picturesque town of Richmond.

Richmond Castle Yorkshire

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Walk Description

A nice, easy stroll in Richmond following the River Swale towards Hudswell woods. Before setting off why not take in the lovely town of Richmond including its fine marketplace. Starting at Richmond bridge pick up the path to Billy Bank woods which runs parallel to the river.

Look out for the wide variety of wildlife an nature on show. Keep an eye out for fishing birds on the quieter stretches of the river. You will soon hit the woodland with it’s stunning bluebells in spring as well its the vast number of butterflies attracted to the area.

After you’ve taken some amazing photos follow the path back to Richmond and refuel at one of the amazing cafes or pubs in the town itself.

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