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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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2018 Opening Times

Gardens,  Parkland, Admissions &  Gift Shop 

Winter 10.00am– 4pm

November – March

(Last entry 30 minutes before closing)

Summer 9.30am – 5pm

April – October

Castle Guided Tours 2018

Please note the Castle is available to view by Guided Tour Only

Ripley Castle Tours at Twixmas 
Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th December 
11am, 12.30pm & 2pm

Unsure of what to do with the family between Christmas & New Year?
Come & take a guided tour of Ripley Castle or enjoy a walk in the Gardens and Parkland.
Castle tours take approximately one hour, enjoy six of the Castle rooms which include the Library, Drawing  rooms, Tower room & Knights Chamber.

Call 01423 770152 to reserve your places!


Winter: November – March – Castle Tours by private prior appointment only. Private guided tours for up to 15 visitors at £135.00

Due to events please check our website or phone 01423 770152
as times may change without prior notice.


 No Dogs allowed in the Castle Grounds and Parkland

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