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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Richmond?
If your trip to Richmond is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Richmond Castle is a noteworthy attraction in this marvelous city. Swing by and discover what makes it so special.Stop by Richmond Market Place. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on many visitors’ to-do lists. If you still have some space on that travel schedule, The Station and Easby Abbey will keep you entertained too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Richmond?
Richmond is amazing, there’s no doubt about it — but there’s plenty more to explore just a little farther out. West Cliff Beach is just 45 miles away. Travelers who head here usually have Whitby Abbey on their to-do lists.
What kind of rental car should I get for Richmond?
A rental car allows you to get around the top sights quickly and comfortably in Richmond. If you’re traveling on a shoestring and want to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is an excellent choice. These smaller cars are cheap to run and a cinch to park. If you’ve got the kids in tow, a full-size car or an SUV will give you plenty of space.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Richmond?
For some, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream ride is well within your grasp! Imagine the joy of cruising into town in a snazzy convertible, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you’re chasing is a reliable set of wheels to get you safely from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit you in Richmond.
What side of the road do they drive on in Richmond?
In Richmond, you’ll need to stick to the left-hand side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, you’ll be shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Richmond?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Richmond, though it can be hard to score a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Staying at a hotel that provides guests with parking is a wise idea.
Are there speed limits in Richmond?
Most residential areas in the city of Richmond have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits usually range between 30mph and 70mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Richmondshire District?
Generally, your car rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to local authorities so they can issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Richmond?
It is illegal to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Richmond, and you may even be issued a fine for simply holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Richmond?
While driving in Richmond, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of glasses of wine with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Richmond?
Turning on a red light is a big no-no in Richmond. Always be on the alert for traffic lights and signs to make sure you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Are seat belts compulsory in Richmondshire District?
They are, so buckle up. Although, there are some exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.