Ripon is one of England's oldest cities, home to a majestic cathedral and the Hornblower who has blown his horn at 9pm every night for 1100 years to 'set the watch'.
Georgian and medieval buildings surround the ancient market place including the grade II listed Town Hall in which can be found the newly opened Tourist Information Centre.
Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will be able to help you make the most of your visit supplying information on Ripon and the surrounding area. If you are looking for a place to stay our staff will be able to assist you with booking accommodation. We can also make advance reservations for your next destination.
Ripon Tourist Information Centre has a wide range of publications, local guides, maps and souvenirs to help you make the most of your visit.
Advice on Local Accommodation and Book a Bed Ahead Service (both locally and nationally). Information on What to See and Where to Eat throughout the area.
UK Holiday Information - we have brochures for destinations all over the UK. Ticket sales for local events.
Lists of events taking place locally, regionally and nationally.
Travel information including Bus/Rail timetables. Information on Walking and Cycling routes.
Original souvenirs, local interest books, publications, guidebooks, maps and postcards. We also sell locally produced jams, chutneys and honey.
Extensive local information (eg where to park, shopping, local markets, Farmers' Markets and antiques).