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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

Storytime in the Castle

Storytime in the Castle

October Half-term Holiday Special Storytime in the Castle Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th at 11.30am & 2.30pm

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