Swinton Park
Swinton Park

Ripon has a host of attractions physical and cultural, not least the ancient nightly tradition of its wakeman blowing his curfew horn. The town – actually a city with its own cathedral - is a very pleasant one, with excellent shopping and accommodation... Read More

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Ripon Events

January
Indoor Tabletop Sales
February
Holiday Fun
Indoor Tabletop Sales
March
Antique Fair
Indoor Tabletop Sales
April
Easter Fun Day
Easter Holidays Fun
Good Friday Service
May
Antique Fair
Holiday Fun
Ripon Spring Festival
Yorkshire 10k & 2k Fun Run in aid of Cystic Fibrosis
June
Jacobean Day
Jacobean Farmers Market
Ladies Day at Ripon Racecourse
July
St. Wilfrid's Procession
August
Autumn Plant Fair
Childrens Day at Ripon Racecourse
Newby Hall Contemporay Sculpture Park
Rupert The Bear Exhibition
Street Theatre/Busking Day
September
Country Food & Craft Show
Darlington Dog Show
Great North Art Show
Matombo Zimbabwean Sculpture Experience
Ripon International Festival
October
Fountains by Floodlight
November
Christmas Music & Lights
Gift & Food Fair
Indoor Tabletop Sales
December
Antique Fair
Christmas at Fountains Abbey
Indoor Tabletop Sales
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Swinton Park

Swinton Park

Set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens, this splendid castle hotel is a real treasure. Only 8 miles from the A1, and two and a half hours by train from London, Swinton ... More | Double Room: £185 - £380 | visit website

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Ripon Spa Hotel

Ripon Spa Hotel

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Offering good Yorkshire food, real ale, log fires and traditional hospitality, the Ripon Spa Hotel is within easy walking distance of Ripon city centre, 20 minutes from Harrogate.
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The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House
The Old Coach House is an accommodation jewel and one of Yorkshire's best kept secrets. The 18th century coaching house stands proud in the grounds of North Stainley Hall in the picturesque village of North Stainley, just ... More | Double Room: From £75 | visit website
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Mallard Grange

Mallard Grange
Escape to the country! Five star country living at its best when you stay at Mallard Grange, a rambling 16th century farmhouse near Fountains Abbey. Just three miles west of Ripon and in just the right ... More | Double Room: £35 to £45 | visit website
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The George at Wath

The George at Wath

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Surrounded by fields in the beautiful North Yorkshire village of Wath, yet located less than 3 miles from the cathedral city of Ripon and only two miles from the A1, ... More

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Lamb & Flag

Lamb & Flag

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The Lamb & Flag is a Traditional Country Inn. A free house privately owned & run by Carol & Trevor Pawson with a friendly atmosphere,homemade food, selection of wines ... More

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Royal Oak

Royal Oak

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The Royal Oak is ‘the’ place to eat, drink and stay in Ripon. Our menu has become a real talking point and includes traditional favourites like Ollie’s Whole Hog Sausages ... More

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