August 2020 Update:

The garden is currently closed It is open to resident guests.

We are taking limited bookings for  bed and breakfast in Rooms 1. 2 and 6 only. Minimum 2 nights.

Millgate House is a wonderful Georgian property 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 the valley to the hills beyond.

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


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 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, 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, Adam Jacobs,Nick Horton, Ed Kulz,  Jane Asher, Martyn Moxon, Gerald Scarfe, Fraser Hines, AlIstair McGowan, Charlotte Page, Dominic Berning and many others.

"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 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.

       Listed as one of Britain's top ten B and Bs

                           By Visit Britain.

'An oasis in the North of England..don"t miss it"

             Chelsea Arts Club Hand book.

3 Millgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JN

Tel: 07799880893


September  2020, the garden is closed to the general public. We are taking  bed and breakfast bookings. (Minimum two nights stay) , The garden is open at all times to resident guests. 

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