Car Parks in Ripon
Visiting Ripon offers several choices for parking, each of them right in the city centre.
The great benefit of a small and compact city such as Ripon is it allows you park the car and then forget out it for the day.
Parking in Ripon includes several long stay car parks just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Market Place at the heart of the city centre and short stay parking on the Market Square itself every day except Thursday when the thriving and eclectic Ripon Market takes place.
On the south of the Market Place is the prominent Town Hall, a beautiful grade two listed building and home to the Ripon Tourist Information Centre.
Ripon is home to three linked Museums, all on the theme of Law and Order. They are Courthouse Museum, the Prison and Police Museum and the main site, the Ripon Workhouse Museum and Gardens with its innovative displays and working kitchen Garden.
You won’t need the car as they are all in easy walking distance of on another, and the walk itself can double as a tour of the city.
The Cathedral in Ripon is iconic in its gothic architecture and rich sandy coloured stone, and can be seen from dozens of miles away in all directions.
Visiting the cathedral you can park conveniently in Cathedral Car Park just 50 yards from the Cathedral.
Ripon has a large collection of shops, both chains and lovingly run independents offering wonderful ranges of handpicked items from fashion, to interior design and collectables.
Many of these are hidden away down side streets and alleys so it is always worth exploring these ancient streets for curiosities and treasures, and the affordable parking in Ripon allows you plenty of time to do so.
There are several great restaurants in Ripon as well as bakeries should you be planning a walk along the banks of the River Skell or out along the canal you can be sure to find tasty treats for a picnic or walking lunch.
You don’t need to worry about the convenience of parking in Ripon, just park and enjoy your day!
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Short stay car park with a maximum stay of one hour. Convenient for brief stops, grabbing sandwiches/supplies for a day out or a quick shop. Closed on Thursdays for Ripon’s bustling Market.
Short stay car park with a maximum stay of three hours. Ideal for shopping trips, parking for lunch or a tour of the Ripon Museums.
Long Stay car parks for Ripon town centre. The Cathedral car park with its immediate and connected neighbouring car park, St Marygate, offer all day parking for under £3 right in the heart of Ripon.
These are ideal car parks if you are coming into Ripon from Harrogate, Pateley Bridge or Fountains...