Ripley Castle

Is an ancient historical site and a fantastic place for family days out and weddings

Ripley Castle is an ancient historical site and a fantastic place for family days out, weddings and meetings in a dramatic setting. We offer enthralling guided tours of the castle and the beautiful surrounding gardens.

If you fancy a day out in North Yorkshire that is fun, educational and enlightening, you should come and pay a visit to Ripley Castle. This is the place to come to discover local history, at this Grade 1 listed 14th century country house and gardens.

Just three miles north of Harrogate Ripley Castle is easily reached and it’s well worth a visit whether you love history, architecture, nature or just exploring the local area. Ripley Castle is a real adventure for children in particular and there are special tours for kids which are fun and engaging, and which they will remember for a long time after they leave.

There are more general guided tours too of the castle and gardens, which are suitable for anyone and everyone. The castle has a history of political and social unrest, military action, plague, persecution, renaissance, revolution and much more. These tours will take you through these turbulent times and make you see this grand edifice in a new light. Visit our website to find out more about the guided tours and other events.

Weddings are another speciality of Ripley Castle, so if you are planning a big day perhaps you should take a look around the house and grounds, as they could be the setting for your dream wedding. The castle can also be hired out for business and other meetings, lunches, dinners and special events.


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