Richmond is one of the most scenic towns in Britain, well known for its magnificent castle, bustling marketplace and Georgian Theatre Royal, while Swaledale is one of the country's most beautiful and inspirational rural areas.Secret Richmond & Swaledale looks beyond the familiar to discover the lesser-known parts of the town and the surrounding area's long and illustrious past. Local author Andrew Graham Stables takes the reader on an enlightening and entertaining journey through the past, delving beneath the surface to reveal dark deeds and strange tales with long-forgotten facts and amusing stories. This book will lift the lid on the hidden secrets that even most local people don't know.
Andrew Graham Stables lives in York but was brought up in Teesdale near to the Market Town of Barnard Castle. He is a regular visitor of museums, prolific reader of history books and avid watcher of historical documentaries.