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Selected by Visit Britain as one of the top ten B and Bs in the UK.



Millgate House is a wonderful Georgian property, offering a unique experience,  which fronts onto Richmond's historic cobbled Market Place.


At the back it looks out over a totally private walled garden with views across the river  Swale, the waterfalls and the valley to the hills beyond.

Visitors to Millgate House are offered, individually furnished bedrooms, an elegant Regency drawing room, delicious breakfasts, (many say "the best breakfast we have ever had anywhere") THE finest coffee and superb service.

'Millgate House is probably the most elegant "B and B" in the UK if not the world" G MA London stayed DEC 2020 and May 2021

We have reduced to three rooms .. Rooms 1. 2 and 6(The Garden Apartment) Minimum 2 nights.. See Rooms page for full details. All are £185 per night.

There are no TVs in any of our rooms and we do not "pipe"musak.


Tim Culkin and Austin Lynch, owners since 1980, are 'described by the Sunday Telegraph as 'Creative and cultured, with a strong dash of northern grit.'

Guests are offered luxurious, individually furnished rooms, outstanding breakfasts and superb service. It is little wonder that their guest/visitor list includes James Naughtie, Oliver Condy, Clare Jackson, Malcolm Creese, Valeria Sykes, Jamie Crathorne, April Potts, Michael Stewart, Peter Donoghue, Jason Burt Rachel Podger, Evelyn Glennie,  Jill Jarman, Rachel Reeves, George Rylands, Mina Guli,  Susanne Pell, Emma Kirby,Graham Turner,Mark Forest,  Ian McKellen, Rodderick Williams,  Jake Herringman, Tony Rooley, Chris Monks, William Towers,Tim Walker,  Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, Chris Mullen,   Angela Hewitt, Jo Baker,Clare Short, Gavin Turk, Will Todd, Guy Hands, Ruth Rendal, Pam Ayres, Alan Bennett, Ruby Wax, Mazdak Sanni, Joanna Trollope,  William Hague,  Barry Cryer,  Lucinda Lampton,  Julian LLoyd Webber, Stephen Hough, Tom Courtenay, Blake Morrison, Eileen Atkins, Pam Ayres, David Starkey, Shirley Williams, Seb Coe, Hugh Thompson, Edward Fox, Brenda Hale, Angela Harris, Xinran Sue,  Grev Worthington, Mike Lax, Damian Woodward- Carlton, Pete Churchill, Nikki Iles, Adam Jacobs, Nick Horton, Ed Kulz, Alexandra Campbell,  Diana Britten, Jane Asher, Martyn Moxon, Gerald Scarfe, Fraser Hines, AlIstair McGowan, Charlotte Page, Dominic Berning, Alan Large, Albert Lou, Stephen Anderton, Claudia Hammond, Sally Magnusson, Kate Humble, Moray Welsh and many others.


                                   "A JOYOUS HOUSE..." James Naughtie Sept 2022


                                "English gardening at its best" . R H S Council Member


Behind the house lies the plantsman's paradise; an award-winning garden packed with interesting plants. It has taken over forty years of work. The garden won the R H S/Daily Mail National Garden competition out of 3200 entries. The Award was presented by Prince Charles. Praised by Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, Monty Don and many others.

"The Arts Club of the North..last bastion of civilisation..stunning_"Chelsea Arts Club Handbook.

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