Boar's Head

Discover Yorkshire's Historic Landmark

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

Our history is one of political, military, religious and social turbulence, of plague and persecution, of renaissance, enlightenment and industrial revolution. It is a tale of romance, courage, loyalty and recklessness.

There is no final chapter because we are still here, still enjoying the adventure.

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Please Note :

Due to the Christmas Fair there will be no Castle Tours between 18th -26th November

The Grounds will be open with restricted access until Monday 20th November and closed from 20th until 30th November.

Winter Opening Hours
10.00-4.00pm
(October 1st to Easter)

Gardens
Free of Charge Everyday

Castle Open by Guided Tour Only 
March, October, November & December
Weekends Only: 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm
October Half Term: 11am – 2pm (Hourly), Family Tour 11am & 1pm
January & February: Private Guided Tours Only (By Appointment)
Due to events please phone as opening hours may vary without prior notice.

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