Visit Ripon

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The lowdown on Ripon, staying and getting here

Located between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors, Ripon is brimming with things to do and discover. From Stately Homes to wonderful waterways, Michelin starred eateries to family fun, Ripon is a city full of countless treasures ready to explore.

About Ripon

Set in the glorious North Yorkshire countryside, with excellent transport links to nearby Leeds, Thirsk, York & Harrogate, Ripon is a cathedral city with so much to offer its residents & visitors alike. The magnificent 7th-century cathedral is located a short stroll from the market square which hosts a very popular market every Thursday full of artisan sellers and local produce.

Places to Stay

With so much to see and do, why not stay a while & enjoy everything Ripon has to offer. Ripon has a great network of independent & boutique accommodation options including Airbnb, campsites, holiday rentals and the award-winning 47 bedroom Grantley Hall. We have everything you need for a relaxing weekend break or fun-filled family holiday so why not book your ideal getaway today.


Ripon is located between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorks Moors and set in the glorious Yorkshire countryside. With easy and accessible road links and excellent public transport links to nearby Leeds, Thirsk, York & Harrogate, Ripon is the perfect place for a great day out or short break.

Walking Routes

Explore 5 fantastic walks around Ripon. From leausirly strolls around the city centre to discover its great history to longer rambles out in the beautiful countryside.


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