Attraction in Ripon
Designed under the guidance of Sir Christopher Wren, this graceful country house epitomises the Georgian 'Age of Elegance'. Its beautifully restored interior presents Robert Adam at his very best. The contents of the house, collected on the 'Grand Tour' include a rare set of Gobelins Tapestries, classical statuary and some of Chippendale's finest furniture.
Newby's 25 acres of award-winning gardens are a haven for both specialist and amateur gardeners alike. One of Europe's longest double herbaceous borders with numerous formal compartmented gardens off. National Collection of Cornus (dogwoods).
Children's Adventure Garden with water jets, sandpit and swings, climbing frames, aerial ropeway and pedalo boats. Plus Miniature Railway, Woodland Discovery Walk and Contemporary Sculpture Park. Special events throughout the year, see website for details.
House and Gardens: £12.20
Gardens only: £8.70
House and Gardens: £9.50
Gardens only: £7.20
Nearest UK Airport: Leeds/Bradford
Months Open: 31 March - 30 September
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