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Ripon Cathedral traces its history back to its foundation by St Wilfrid in 672AD. The Anglo-Saxon crypt of St Wilfrid's church remains and is open to visitors. Choral evensong takes place Tuesday to Friday at 6pm and Sundays at 5.30pm. Details of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Minster Road | Liberty Court House, Ripon HG4 1QT, England
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All reviews saxon crypt art exhibition choir stalls well worth a visit lewis carroll beautiful building alice in wonderland the stained glass windows take photos steeped in history awe inspiring lots of history town centre free entry donation misericords carvings
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked by this beautiful cathedral in the early evening. We couldn’t go inside, but admired it from outside. 5he history of the cathedral and the town of Ripon is amazing. I would love to spend more time here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bev K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful cathedral, in fact one of my favourites. My friend and I spent hours just wandering, sitting quietly and just soaking up the atmosphere. The welcomers and chaplain were just delightful and so informative and helpful. Thank you

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank HCornell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ripon cathedral is a great place to visit whilst in Ripon, just outside of the market square this building stands tall and has some history to it, We were greeted by 'David' our volunteer guide who was charming and helpful in the information offered to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WatsonBell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but beautiful. Interesting early seventh century crypt and beautiful art Nouveau pulpit. Very friendly welcome who gave us information which enhanced our visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dordic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed my visit to this historic building, the volunteer staff were exceptional helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent building inside and out including the grounds.Friendly staff also.If you are around the area then make time to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carlaries63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had never been to Ripon Cathedral, but our visit this weekend will not be our last. The Cathedral is the most atmospheric, beautiful, interesting and warm Cathedral we have ever visited. The grounds outside are an absolute joy, and the opportunities...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Likethefruit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful building that is awe inspiringly. An interesting display of church silver. The tapestry cushions around the cathedral give a history of the area in embroidery. The crypt gives a sense of the history of this special place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank val1101
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful building. It looks very nice inside. It also has 12 bells which sound nice. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 10 February 2019

This is a beautiful cathedral to visit. There are people there to meet and greet and they are very helpful A must to visit if you are in the area

Date of experience: February 2019
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Linda S
17 March 2018|
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Response from Kaylen86 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a place of worship, not a park.
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Kimberley R
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Response from Armando S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, I have just seen it. I don't have any dog and I saw none inside the cathedral but we were few people. In a web about "Ripon Cathedral Wedding Venue" they show "Pet friendly No". I recommend you to ask in... More
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Response from Theresa F | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no compulsory entrance fee. There are donation boxes available at the entrance, donations to light candles. Worthy of a token donation though, beautiful peaceful cathedral. Crypt worth a visit too and the... More
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