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Clifton Castle

Classical mansion with fine plaster detailing.

Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4AB

Clifton Castle

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Tours

Features
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible

Built in 1802, Grade II* with ornate cornicing and finely proportioned rooms, Clifton Castle boasts possibly the finest staircase of its date in the county. House contents include important portraits, furniture, silver, china from 16th-19th century. Featured in Country Life magazine, where Giles Worsley described it as “having generous proportions and the quality of materials and of detail is very high, the standard of plasterwork is almost opulent”.

Tour of the principal rooms on the ground floor, including the hall, library, drawing room, dining room, sitting room. You’ll also have the chance to visit the beautiful gardens and grounds.

Tours that are scheduled will be listed below. If none are scheduled yet, please check back later, or find other tours you might enjoy on our tours listing page here.

TOUR DURATION
1½ hours

TOUR PRICE
£20.00 per person.

REFRESHMENTS
Tea/coffee and biscuits

ACCESS NOTES
Ground floor only; gravel paths but steep banks in places

RESTRICTIONS
No photography inside the house

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