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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.    

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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!

The Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle

The Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th December 2016 at Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Guy Fawkes Run

Nid Valley Road Runners are hosting the Guy Fawkes 10 Mile Run here at Ripley Castle on Sunday 6th November 2016. For more information or to book your place, please visit

Zombie Run

To survive you'll need to escape from the area, avoiding contact with any zombies you may encounter. Could you tackle the escape route, make it to the evacuation safety zone and help preserve the human race! For more information visit

National Chocolate Week Afternoon Tea

Its National Chocolate Week and here at Ripley we are calling all Chocolate Lovers to Join us here at the Castle this Sunday 16th October. we shall be opening our Castle rooms for guests to invite friends and family to enjoy a wonderful chocolate filled Afternoon Tea. Please see our Menu below - For more information or to book a table please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*';l[1]='a';l[2]='/';l[3]='';l[27]='\"';l[28]=' 107';l[29]=' 117';l[30]=' 46';l[31]=' 111';l[32]=' 99';l[33]=' 46';l[34]=' 101';l[35]=' 108';l[36]=' 116';l[37]=' 115';l[38]=' 97';l[39]=' 99';l[40]=' 121';l[41]=' 101';l[42]=' 108';l[43]=' 112';l[44]=' 105';l[45]=' 114';l[46]=' 64';l[47]=' 100';l[48]=' 112';l[49]=' 101';l[50]=':';l[51]='o';l[52]='t';l[53]='l';l[54]='i';l[55]='a';l[56]='m';l[57]='\"';l[58]='=';l[59]='f';l[60]='e';l[61]='r';l[62]='h';l[63]='a ';l[64]='= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += "&#"+unescape(l[i].substring(1))+";"; else output += unescape(l[i]);}document.getElementById('eeEncEmail_LpHYCOBLuj').innerHTML = output;/*]]>*/ or call our Estate Office on 01423 770152

Fungi Foray Garden Tour

Fungi Foray Garden Tour

Join Fungi specialist Malcolm Greaves and learn how to identify common and not so common species of fungi. Then take a guided walk around Ripley Castle’s Gardens and Parkland to see what you can find.

Meet the Gardener

Meet the Gardener

Ripley Castle Garden Tour ‘Meet the Gardener’ Join one of our Ripley Castle gardeners for a walking tour around the gardens.

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