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Ripley Castle and Gardens

A 700 year-old castle steeped in history with magnificent grounds, lakes, deer park, walled gardens, hothouses and kitchen garden.

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3AY

Ripley Castle in North Yorkshire
Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Charged parking
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
Accessibility
  • Touch tours
  • Hearing loops
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Ripley Castle and Gardens is situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The Castle Gardens and Parkland are open to the public all year round, the Castle is viewed by guided tour only April to October; a visit to the Estate makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out.

Our history is one of political, military, religious and social turbulence, of plague and persecution, of renaissance, enlightenment and industrial revolution.

It is a tale of romance, courage, loyalty and recklessness.

There is no final chapter because we are still here, still enjoying the adventure.

Opening Times

2022

Gardens and Grounds
Open Daily 10am-2.00pm (exit by 4pm) closed Christmas Day/New Years Day

Castle Tours (May – end of Sept)
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Sunday
10.30am – 11.45am – 1.00pm

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

Guided Tour, Gardens & Grounds
Adults £10.00
Concessions £8.00
Children under 12 FOC

Gardens & Grounds Only
Adults £5.00
Concessions £4.00
Children under 12 FOC

View the castle’s own visitor info

Group Visits

Groups are welcome.

Educational Visits

Field trips are an important part of every child’s development.

Our enthusiastic guides can make our seven hundred year old Castle come alive with interesting and fascinating anecdotes; we are an ideal location to enhance any child’s education.

Our Education Information Pack will be sent on request to assist teachers before and during a visit to Ripley Castle.

Please contact us for more information:

01423 770152
enquiries@ripleycastle.co.uk

Accessibility
  • Touch tours
  • Hearing loops
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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Ripley Castle Venetian window and staircase

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