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Ripley Castle and Gardens

Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY, England
+44 1423 770152
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A wealth of fascinating history with lovely walks through the estate.

Our guide Bill had a wealth of interesting facts to deliver over the 1 hour visit. His relaxed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ingleton, United Kingdom
Worth a vist

A small castle but worth a visit, made much more emjoyable by our guide - Margaret who had a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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“walled garden” (69 reviews)
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Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY, England
+44 1423 770152
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide Bill had a wealth of interesting facts to deliver over the 1 hour visit. His relaxed manner, often with a twist of humour, ensured we maintained attention. There is much to see and learn if you have the capacity to absorb all the...More

1  Thank worldtraveller635920
Reviewed 2 days ago

A small castle but worth a visit, made much more emjoyable by our guide - Margaret who had a great sence of humour.

1  Thank PeetieWeetie2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in August 2017. Lovely house and grounds, good tour, very reasonable prices. However, they don't seem to care about customer feedback - when we posted a completed feedback form to them, and helpfully informed them of some wrong facts shown on an information board...More

1  Thank E H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Despite it being early autumn there is still plenty to see in the extensive walled garden with plenty of colour and some interesting out buildings,

1  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous home & gardens brilliant tour with two amazing historian guides, explained everything there was to know about the inglby family, they still live in the main house, great gardens & views lovely place to visit

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited Ripley Castle when we stayed in Harrogate. It's easy to access and short trip from Harrogate by taking the Bus 36. I can not say it's a castle however a beautiful mansion with good walks around. Took the guided tour and it's worth...More

1  Thank Burcu H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is set in beautiful grounds plenty of places to sit and ponder the lovely views. The gardens were colourful and interesting. The guided tour of the castle is very entertaining. Tea shop and gift shop also on site.

1  Thank ClevelandHarleygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only guided tours are available, however this proves to be a fantastic opportunity to learn about an intriguing family and should not be missed. There is not the abundance of silverware and artefacts one usually finds in castles, but is a very much loved and...More

1  Thank ferrett55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely wedding venue! The outdoor courtyard gives wedding guests an opportunity to roam around and meet/greet each other while food/drink are served. In the room upstairs, we had an excellent dinner, followed by dancing.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit midweek as we knew it would be fairly quiet. Lovely drive up there and free parking on arrival. We paid £5 each which included a tour of the castle and access to gardens and parkland. This has been one of the...More

2  Thank chemicalkeith
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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