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Fascinating, Memorable and Entertaining

Ripley Castle and Gardens, situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round and makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out, in a beautiful location.



Exciting news, Our Winter Wedding package for early 2017 has just been released. If you are thinking of having a Winter Wedding, Ripley Castle is the perfect venue. Warm fires, Candlelit Wedding Breakfast and a menu to compliment the season, create the perfect setting on a cold winters day. For more information about our Winter Wedding Package,

Please contact our Events team on 01423 770152 or email Rebecca at or take a look at our Winter Wedding package online.    

What's On

Christmas Castle Openings

Christmas Castle Openings

Ripley Castle will be open by guided tour on festive days in between Christmas and New Year Tuesday 27th through to Friday 30th with tours at 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm.

Santa’s Grotto at Ripley Castle BOOKING NOW OPEN!

Santa’s Grotto at Ripley Castle BOOKING NOW OPEN!

Delight the children this Christmas with a visit to meet Father Christmas at Ripley Castle. We are excited to welcome Santa back to Ripley Castle and during the festive period the Old Stables of the Castle’s East Wing will be the magical setting for Father Christmas’ cosy grotto. Families will enjoy this beautiful fairytale location and should wrap up warm to explore the stunning Gardens and Deer Park....., don’t forget to look out for Rudolph!

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