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the Boars Head

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

Yorkshire Warrior

After a successfully amazing event last year, Yorkshire Warrior return in 2017, bigger and better than ever! Celebrating their 5th birthday this year, the Yorkshire Warrior on Sunday 30th April is an event not to be missed.

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea

Treat your Mother to a special gift this Mothering Sunday with Afternoon Tea in our Historic Castle. £25.00 per Adult £15.00 per Child

Brides up North Wedding Fair

Sunday 19th March 2017, 11am till 3pm, FREE ENTRY

Literature Wine Dinner

Join us for a delicious culinary experience with a twist and enjoy dishes inspired by great literature. Set in the Heart of Ripley Castle your six course Gourmet Dinner will be accompanied by carefully selected wines to complement each course. Friday 17th March - £60.00 per person If you would like to book a table or require any further information please do not hesitate to contact .(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_YHxxlkRKuD').innerHTML = output;/*]]>*/ Or call our Estate Office on 01423 770152

Spring Cook Demo at The Boars Head

Our talented chefs will show you how to prepare some wonderful ‘Spring Inspired’ dishes followed by a two course luncheon, wine & coffee

February Half-Term 11th to 26th

February Half-Term 11th to 26th

February Half-Term 11th to 26th We’ve got loads of FREE family-friendly goings-on happening, so what are you waiting for? Grab your wellies, wrap-up warm and get out there!

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!

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

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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