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Wonderful stories at Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle was originally a Medieval Manor House and the family that lived there then, the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter N
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
A perfect afternoon

Ripley Castle is a beautiful visit for an afternoon out. I would recommend going for a walk around... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY, England
+44 1423 770152
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ripley Castle was originally a Medieval Manor House and the family that lived there then, the Inglebys, still live there now -although with a small spelling change in the name. A rower was added in Tudor times, then the whole place remodelled in The Georgian...More

1  Thank Peter N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ripley Castle is a beautiful visit for an afternoon out. I would recommend going for a walk around the grounds, having afternoon tea/coffee and finishing with Ripley's World Famous Ice-cream.

1  Thank MI6Reviewer
Reviewed 5 days ago

The grounds and gardens surrounding the castle are beutifully peaceful and verdant. Lovely site for a walk on a sunny day. The "Castle" itself has been home to the same family for over 700 years and is worth the short tour. While the tour itself...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the gardens and grounds - stunning scenery! We also took the castle tour which was very well done. Learned and saw artifacts and things related to England we did not know. Well worth a visit! Our son has biked there from Harrogate...More

2  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited many times & always enjoy walking round the lovely lake watching the wildlife. Have also visited the castle which we found interesting.

1  Thank jennymcd2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth seeing such an amazing castle. After looking round the castle enjoyed a cup of tea in the lovely on site cafe.

1  Thank drcraigo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A grand day out. Highly recommended Beautiful house with a lot of history Some real characters in the Ingilby family and the guides will tell you everything you need to know Tour takes about 70 minutes Gardens are plentiful Large lake walk Woodland walk Walked...More

1  Thank JohnCasey29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good free car parks and worth the cost to tour the castle and grounds. The castle tour is very interesting. Also there is a very good Cafe.

1  Thank PETERPAN342
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the first time last weekend, and was bowled over by the beauty of the entire place. The house tours are really interesting, and the tour guides really know their stuff. The walk around the grounds and deer park is gorgeous. I would fully...More

2  Thank 19laura93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Ripley Castle Gardens while staying at the Boar's Head in early June. On our three week tour of Scotland and England we visited 14 gardens including Ripley which was not on our original list. Our plan was to drive into York and...More

1  Thank James S
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2 September 2018|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't but if you are a card holder for the following:- HHA Members – Free Castle & Gardens RHS Members* – Free Garden entry enjoy your trip :)
Mark H
7 May 2018|
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Response from Stevenson_steve | Reviewed this property |
Free parking just outside Ripley gate closes 19:30 :-)
Robert S
22 December 2017|
Response from drfcok | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed