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Address: Liberty Courthouse Minster Road | RIPON, North Yorkshire, Harrogate HG4 1QS, England
Phone Number: +44 1765 602072
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Small City Big Cathedral

We love visiting Ripon and the Cathedral is a must for a visit. It is free to go inside and a voluntary donation is requested. There is an information sheet you can carry around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
2014Jandy
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love visiting Ripon and the Cathedral is a must for a visit. It is free to go inside and a voluntary donation is requested. There is an information sheet you can carry around so you don't miss the important things and a visit to the crypt is a must if you can manage the steep steps. There is so... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have just returned from a short break in yorkshire, we were based in harrogate, so on thursday, we decided to spend the day in ripon, we had a look around the town and visited the shops and market, before going to look round the cathedral, we got a nice surprise when we arrived , we were told that a... More 

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Raholt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We parked in the town centre carpark and followed the signs for the short walk to the Cathedral. We were totally unprepared for the view as we came round the corner of a high old wall and had our first glimpse of thd Cathedral. We were simply dumbstruck. For such a small town to have such a magnificent Cathedral church... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Typical British cathedral and very well maintained. They were just clearing up from a festival so there was a lot of clutter around with people all over the place which I'm sure is unusual. Organ and the choir stalls were very impressive. The museum upstairs was very interesting, especially the Richard 3 banner. Entrance was by donation but you had... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Cathedral with charm and quirky masonry if you are into finding hidden treasures of the past that mason put into their work. Went on a lovely autumn day and the colours of the building were amplified by the sunshine through the various windows. If you are not too sure about anything ask the people in blue gowns they are volunteers... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Called in for a morning in Ripon to see cathedral. Warmly welcomed offered a laminated guide to borrow, but I bought a good colour guide for £2 from a delightful lady on duty at the entrance. This cathedral appreciates a donation but does not charge for entry. Interesting features, including a tiny ancient crypt and upstairs treasury (although we could... More 

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It s an amazing building steeped in history, although activites around us, moving furniture ,trees and various other things like a shopping trolley did little to add to what should have been truly enjoyabe visit in this magnificent building.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very interesting information from one of the guides who we overheard giving details about the carving in the choir stalls etc. Otherwise when we visited there was an art exhibition which surrounded all the walls. A bit of an odd mix and we didn't get the "feel" that you often get when you walk into an old cathedral because of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a beautiful cathedral stunning stained glass windows open at certain times a day to the public worth seeing

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Lovely cathedral. Spend some time to admire the stianed glass windows There was an art exhibition taking place when we visited with paintings for sale. Some great work on display.

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