Rock fall causes closure of footpath in Richmond

Firefighters were called out after a rock fall on a footpath in Richmond today.

Castle Walk near Richmond Castle has been closed to the public after the incident.

A spokesperson for English Heritage which runs the castle said: “Please be aware that Castle Walk is currently closed.

“We are working to make the area safe and re-open the walk as quickly as possible.

“Thank you for your patience whilst we do so.

“The castle remains open as usual.”

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and rescue Service said: “The Richmond crew used tape to create a safe area after rocks fell onto a public footpath.

“The local authority will assess the damage.”

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