There are only 15 car park spaces available in the grounds at The Friary Hospital in Richmond.

These spaces are free of charge for patients and visitors. Disabled parking is also available.

Driving directions

From Scotch Corner (A1 / A66)

Leave the A1 / A66 at the Scotch Corner junction and take the Richmond A6108 road. Travel along the road for 4 miles. At the roundabout continue on (signposted Market place/ Leyburn / Reeth) and in stay in left lane at the traffic lights. Continue on and, as the road goes downhill, move to the right lane for the next roundabout. At the roundabout turn right and the Friary is on your left hand side.

From Leyburn (A6108)

At the roundabout where the A684 meets the  High Street (A6108) take the High Street option. Coninue for 2.5 miles and then go right at the T junction (signposted Catterick Camp / Reeth / Richmond A6108). In under a mile take the road on the left (signposted Richmond / Reeth A6108) and then in 800 yards bear round to the right. Continue on for 7 miles and on reaching a roundabout take the first exit (signposted Market Place). Drive on up Queens Road for 300 yards. At the roundabout turn left and the Friary is on your left hand side.

From Catterick Garrison (A6136)

If leaving the Tesco retail park, turn right at the traffic-lighted T junction. Continue on the A6136 for a further 2.5 miles (during which you go straight ahead at one roundabout). You then cross over the river and the road curves round to the left and then rises turning to the right and then to the left. At the next roundabout take the second exit (straight on) and the Friary is on your left hand side.

By bus

Local bus services provide regular links from Middlesbrough and most major towns in the North East. The major bus operators are Arriva and Stagecoach Transit. For further information about local bus times contact 0871 2002233. If you are travelling from further afield contact National Express Coach Services on 08717 818178.

By rail

Arriva Trains Northern, National Express East Coast, and Virgin Cross Country are the local rail operators. For more information about rail services contact 0845 7484950 or click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website

Nearest stations

  • Darlington – 13 miles
  • Northallerton – 15.6 miles