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Richmond in the county of North Yorkshire...

Richmond in the county of North Yorkshire...

Shortlisted by the Sunday Times for "best town"
Shortlisted for the Great British High Street Awards
Gold Award Winner - Yorkshire in Bloom
Richmondshire voted 'happiest' place to live
Celebrated 950 years of Richmond Castle and Town

About the Association

Over 100 local businesses are members of the Original Richmond Business and Tourism Association (ORBTA)

We work together to make Richmond a strong, resilient community in which to run our businesses, improving the local economy and supporting local people and the many visitors to the town.

From home-working entrepreneurs to independent businesses small and large, local managers of national businesses and multi-nationals – all are welcome.

Membership fees go towards making business and living in Richmond even better!

Find out more about member benefits...

About the Association
Find Out More About Richmond


A visitor to Richmond might not realise what a diverse collection of high quality businesses the town has from boutique shops to a diverse range of manufacturing businesses.



Richmond is a pretty special place to live. A cohesive and vibrant community spirit forms the background of Richmond life!



Richmond, especially on a summer's evening, certainly has a slightly "continental" feel: Prince Charles compared the town centre to Siena!

What Do People Say About Richmond...

“Lovely clean, well-presented town. Lots to see and do. Locals very friendly and helpful.” Couple form Chesterfield

“Richmond – the ultimate experience of an English town – history, food, local ales, walks, architecture etc etc” Couple from Canberra, Australia

“Lovely, unspoilt town. Friendly people in shops, café etc.” Visitors from York

“Hats off to you all! A fantastic and very well deserved result for Yorkshire In Bloom. Thank you all.” Local lady

Coast to Coast to be made...

15 August 2022


The Coast to Coast Walk is to be made a National Trail, the Government has announced.

Kiplin Hall & Gardens receive...

10 August 2022


Plans at Kiplin Hall & Gardens receive £136,000 funding boost from The National Lottery Heritage Fund ahead of its 400th Anniversary

Owners of Richmond Holiday...

07 May 2022


Original Richmond Business and Tourism Association members, Dennis and Marcia McLuckie, are celebrating following receipt of a prestigious ROSE Award from VisitEngland for their small Richmond...

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