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Ripley Castle and Gardens

Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY, England
+44 1423 770152
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Charming gardens in lovely village

Ripley Castle is not spectacular or amazing in any particular way but taken together with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Taunton, United Kingdom
A good walk on a sunday afternoon

We were lucky enough to be staying at The Boars Head so had free tickets for grounds and castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christine s
Leicester, United Kingdom
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“walled garden” (66 reviews)
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Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY, England
+44 1423 770152
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Reviewed yesterday

Ripley Castle is not spectacular or amazing in any particular way but taken together with attractions in the village makes for a very pleasant half day visit. There is a large free carpark as you come into the village, a very good tea room within...More

1  Thank quantockm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be staying at The Boars Head so had free tickets for grounds and castle although we just walked round the grounds it was lovely by the lake and back through the gift shop you could have coffee in the courtyard...More

1  Thank christine s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ripley castle and Ripley church are really worth a visit. The church is packed with history. The castle guided tour is most informative. We spent a good four hours in Ripley.

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a manor house set in acres of space, with associated shapes and cafes housed in the out buildings. The tour of the house takes in the tudor tower and explains the interesting family history of the Ingleby strain. Particularly their part in the...More

1  Thank rachelbrady2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a family wedding at the castle. It was fantastic. The staff were attentive. Food excellent. We stayed over night at the boars head inn so had reduced entrance into the castle and grounds. We were glad we took advantage of this. The guided...More

1  Thank goldenjag
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I go to the beautiful village of Ripley I bust the castle. Set in beautiful scenic grounds and having a fascinating history it is a must on a to do list for the area.

1  Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit here. The guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Even the shop was not as expensive as some at other castles /halls. The coffee shop was very nice. All of the staff throughout were very friendly.

1  Thank 9jen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle and lake, walled garden, weirs and bridges, sheep, geese and goslings, what a wonderful day we had. Castle shop and craft shop adjacent to castle. Churchyard of interest. Local shop and cafe. Staff in cafe not able to cope with number of visitors, took...More

1  Thank zmartie2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the castle and paid the price to get in. Although the woman showing us around was full of knowledge and had lots to say about the house we found that it was a very rushed tour and that it was too much...More

4  Thank Nicole2701
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this on a leaflet where it was free during the week. We managed to park right outside too (don't think we were meant to). We didn't go inside but wandered round the gardens...down children's 'parks' but don't expect much. Obligatory gift shop...More

1  Thank GannyMagnus
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17 June 2017|
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Response from AHpocketrocket | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember too much walking, more standing around. The staff were very helpful I'm sure they'll provide chairs for sister. Enjoy😊
10 May 2017|
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Response from AHpocketrocket | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this. If it's not too late, the tour takes a good hour and you don't need to book in advance. I would definitely recommend the tour to hear the fascinating history of the house.
21 October 2016|
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Response from sirth0mas | Property representative |
We are open that weekend: see our website for details of entrance fees