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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Come and Visit the Gardens and Grounds this Winter

November Opening hours:

From Thursday 5th November
Daily – 10.30am to 3pm
(Last entry 1pm)

Adults £3.00

Children – Free of Charge 

The Castle remains closed to the public

The Tea Rooms Takeaway will be open daily from 8.30am to 3.00pm

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To ensure we are observing all Government Guidelines and restrictions
we ask you check into track and trace on arrival. 

We also ask you only visit with members of your own household
as per the current government guidelines

We are currently not accepting any discounted partner cards,
apart from HHA Membership cards which are still valid.

Payment for the Grounds will be taken by card payment only at the Tearoom takeaway window.
Booking is not available online.

Free parking in the main village car park – open from 9.00am – 6.00pm daily 

Thank you for your continued support 

 No Unauthorised Dogs allowed in the Castle Grounds and Parkland

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