Search

Shopping in Ripon

Going shopping in Ripon is a great way to discover Ripon. As well as the traditional market square with...

Things to do around Ripon

Ripon is perfectly placed for easy access to a wealth of attractions and experiences so we can guarantee there’s...

Loading...

Loading entries...

Harrogate map ripon

The little city that packs a big punch. Ripon is a cathedral city steeped in history and home to magnificent historical buildings and long observed traditions. You will find a trio of award winning museums and a gothic cathedral that dates back to the 7th century that are waiting to feed enquiring minds

With a thriving market place and a magnificent cathedral, this busy little city will earn a place in any visitor’s heart. Reaching out from the market square are small streets and snickets that are home to the eclectic and specialist shops for which Ripon is so loved. Amongst them are cafes and pubs, offering refreshment and home cooked food throughout the day.

This city’s history is entwined with the church, both due to the cathedral in Ripon city centre and its proximity to the nearby Fountains Abbey.

Ripon also boasts an outstanding racecourse, a glorious stately home, a magnificent abbey and popular theme park. There are always great things to do in Ripon.

The growth of the city through trade and manufacturing led to the building of a canal to link it to the navigable parts of the River Ure. Today this makes Ripon a delightful city to explore, with riverside and canal side walks that reach into the countryside and buildings that span the last thousand years.

Places to Stay in Ripon

There is far too much to do in and around Ripon for just one day; stay awhile amidst its...

Places to Eat in Ripon

In the streets of Ripon you find a spread of cafés, restaurants and pubs. In distinctive cosy tearooms, you...

Loading...

Loading entries...

Yorkshire’s Big Little Secret

Ripon has a curious collection of events that always delight visitors, from the nightly setting of the watch by the Hornblower, to the annual Boxing Day pilgrimage – the character of this city is bursting out to be enjoyed. A budding grass roots arts scene sees regular exhibitions throughout the year and musical events are a regular feature at the cathedral.

Ripon has long been thought of as one of the major inspirations for Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’. The author spent a great deal of time with family in the city exploring the animal carvings in the cathedral. It is quite likely that the gypsum sinkholes found in the surrounding countryside were the inspiration for the beginning of Alice’s mysterious

Best of Ripon

Mallard Grange

Relaxed and welcoming, Mallard Grange is a 16th Century farmhouse Bed & Breakfast brimming with character in beautiful countryside near Fountains Abbey World Heritage Site, just 3 miles West of Ripon. Quality and comfort – perfect for a rural break away. Just 4 super-comfy en suite guest bedrooms, (2 ground floor) well equipped with big super king size or twin beds. Delicious breakfast menu with lots of choice, packed with local and home made produce...

Loading...

Loading entries...

Ripon Highlights

Stay

Mallard Grange

Relaxed and welcoming, Mallard Grange is a 16th Century farmhouse Bed & Breakfast brimming with character in beautiful countryside...

Loading...

Loading entries...

More Ripon

Things To Do

YorTours

Food & Drink

Yorkshire Mixture

Stay

Yorkshire Hussar Inn &…

Things To Do

Yorkshire Appetite Food Tours

Things To Do

Yorkes Folly (Two Stoops) &…

Plan

York Place Long Stay Car…

Food & Drink

Women On Tap Beer Festival

Food & Drink

William & Victoria Restaurant

Things To Do

Whittaker's Distillery Tours

Loading...

Loading entries...

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Shop

Harrogate

Rise Furniture and Mobility

Rise Furniture and Mobility is Harrogate’s only award-winning mobility company and the UK’s most acclaimed mobility company, supplying healthcare...

Food & Drink

Harrogate

The Tannin Level

For more than 30 years, the Tannin Level has stood at the forefront of Harrogate’s renowned Restaurant scene. Staunchly...

Date Posted: 05 Aug 2020

Find some heavenly heather this August

For a few weeks every year the moors around Nidderale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty turn a rich and...

Loading...

Loading entries...