An unspoilt cathedral city steeped in history with gorgeous gardens, cultural treasures, and contemporary living with an abundance of fascinating historical buildings, as well as a bustling market square
The thriving markets, award-winning museums, nature reserves and luxury stays draw visitors back time and time again to Ripon’s serenity.
Venture through the streets and snickets to find eclectic independent stores, cafés and pubs in Yorkshire’s smallest city.
Ripon is easily accessible by nearby Harrogate train station with the 36 bus running regularly from Harrogate to Ripon, by coach or car with many central parking locations.
Visit World Heritage status attractions, learn about Ripon's legal history at the Prison and Police Museum or learn about the Victorians at the Workhouse Museum.Read more
Mooching around Ripon's shopping streets lined with mediaeval and Georgian buildings a truly pleasurable experience.Read more
Whether you're exploring the cathedral, browsing the shops or expanding your mind in the museums, you're guaranteed a good refreshment stop or two in Ripon.Read more
The “We’re Good To Go” mark signals that a tourism and hospitality business has adapted their operations in line with respective Government and public health guidance and has a COVID-19 risk assessment in place to aid staff training, social distancing and cleanliness. Discover all tourism and hospitality businesses which have the mark.
We’d also recommend you visit the dedicated websites and social media for attractions, accommodations, shops, restaurants, cafes bars and pubs to see their latest information before visiting.