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7 Scarah Bank Cottages

(Ref. 22243)

Ripley, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.3

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • good (21)
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69 Customer Reviews

  • "We were very pleased on arrival but immediately we were upset to find a DOWNSTAIRS bathroom which was NOT on description if it had been we would not have booked."

    There was no welcome pack and cleaning left a lot to be desired. Kitchen tools plates etc were limited numbers and no water glasses, oven was very greasy? The lounge is comfortable with a good TV but very poor internet could not manage Tablet and Alexa at the same time. Bedroom was nice but as others have said the bed was very low. Shower was of very poor quality with doors hanging off at the bottom and the pressure very LOW as others have said.

    Reviewed by Keith2.5May 2024

  • "Water flow in shower a little slow and the bed was a little low had trouble ..."

    Water flow in shower a little slow and the bed was a little low had trouble getting out of it each morning otherwise a very comfortable and relaxing stay would go again

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0May 2024

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable, and well situated."

    It took us a little while, being used to a gas hob, to work out how to use the electric hob and the microwave but we found the instruction books eventually. Maybe a leaflet of instructions about the house would be good. The only let down was the shower, which lacked power and was hard to keep in the position you wanted. We know the Dales well but for those who don't a few tips about where to visit and where to eat out could be useful, with a special mention for the Ripley ice cream.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7May 2024

  • "Fantastic little cottage I would recommend it to anyone I am hoping to return next year for the 3 time"

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Apr 2024

  • "A fantastic find."

    .. A great cottage, that was warm and cosy in a wonderful location (an hour to many great locations and 10 mins to Harrogate, Ripon and Knaresborough), with view for miles, good dogs walks from the doorstep, a safe enclosed rear garden and off road parking. It had all the facilities you would expect in a holiday cottage. OK the shower is not very powerful, but was OK to shower / wash with, but for me this was offset by the homely feel of the place. I will definitely go back if I'm looking to stay in the area

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2023

  • "On arrival temperature was below zero,cottage was freezing cold ,drains in kitchen sink etc smelt ,cupboards smelt damp ."

    Main bedroom wasn’t very appealing second bedroom had 2wardobes and a chair in it ,felt very creepy . The whole place appeared tired and needed some money spent on it . We felt we were unable to stay ,managed to find alternative accommodation elsewhere .had I been the landlord I would have put a bit of heat on to make it welcoming . The landlord also asked me if I could be economical with the heating as it was expensive to run ,☹️

    Reviewed by John1.3Dec 2023

  • "Comfortable cosy cottage in an ideal location for getting out and about to nearby Harrogate,Ripon & Knaresborough and into the Dales, across to the North Yorkshire Moors and Coast."

    Whilst the cottage was adequate for our needs there is scope for improvement with the shower having very little power and kitchen equipment e.g cutlery and crockery items not being consistent. Also whilst having a slow cooker available is great not having an oven tray for items such as frozen chips and other items was a nuisance. Despite the forgoing comments we did enjoy our two week stay there.

    Reviewed by John4.4Sep 2023

  • "A bit further away from bus route than expected although excellent public transport to Harrogate and Ripon."

    Everything was perfect except the shower ,really let everything else down ,it has no power and was impossible to wash hair properly , more of a trickle than a shower. Great secure garden for our dog ,lovely views beyond the garden , we found some great walks on the doorstep and of course the Ripley estate was exceptional (we can thoroughly recommend the butchers). The railway/cycle way walk to Knaresborough was ideal when it was raining. All in all a really nice cottage with a very comfortable bed ,we look forward to returning in the spring.

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely place, had a very chilled week at Scarah cottage, weather was fabulous too."

    Lots of places to go within a short drive. Had a tiny problem locating the entrance when we arrived but a quick call to the owner sorted it out in moments (turned out we were sat in the layby looking at it) . Had everything in that we needed.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage proved to be a very good base for exploring North Yorkshire."

    Had everything we needed, and proved to be quite cosy. No negative aspects though it would be nice to have a blind for the kitchen window and the back door, to provide a little more privacy at night.

    Reviewed by Mark4.4Aug 2023

  • "Having read the reviews, some of which had some crital comments, we went with an open mind."

    ..well, we found 99% of these to be unfair... the cottage was lovely to look at, very clean inside and out, a very adequate fitted kitchen, a lovely large bathroom with a large shower cubicle ( although not a power shower) it still works very well. The lounge was large enough for us two & our dog. Then upstairs has a dressing room & a lovely large bedroom with an extremely comfy bed. The enclosed garden to the rear was perfect for us. Along with a parking area. Comments made regarding no where to walk your dog... rubbish, we found atleast four walks that were perfectly safe.. one of which was around 30 mins circular woodland walk... they are there if you look. We had a fantastic week's stay and was sad to have to go home..the cottage was perfect ... in an ideal location for us, at a great price. Will we be going back? Absolutely ! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage lovely setting."

    Parking very tight. Shower need improvement but struggled with the key hard to turn. Gutters need clearing as heavy rains were pouring down walls outside

    Reviewed by Dorene4.1Jul 2023

  • "A lovely cottage for 2 in the Yorkshire Dale's."

    After some reviews, was a bit wary but was more than adequate, well fitted and everything we needed. Road from the back of cottage to main road at an acute angle but fine if you were careful.

    Reviewed by Monica4.7Jul 2023

  • "A small isolated rural cottage clean and adequately equipped."

    But conveniently placed for a wide range of local interests.it had a good enclosed dog friendly garden and small patio in which to enjoy the evening sun. The cottage was comfortable and met all our needs. The shower however was underpowered. Access to parking was tight but we managed with an estate car. We enjoyed our stay and would consider coming again. Don't forget to try the ice cream in Ripley.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Small and cosy just right for two on a quiet get away."

    Very neat and tidy and well provided with a small private garden to enjoy that glass of wine after a busy day in the countryside. Well positioned for all the major sites with Harrogate and its shops and Harlow Carr gardens just minutes away. Fountains Abbey and Bolton Abbey and Ripon Cathedral and Market are close by. York itself with all its attractions is not to far to go - use the park and ride. For a good meal out try The Inn at South Stainley. We would certainly stay here again.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2023

  • "Great location, generally all good, however; Shower water pressure next to useless, ok for a hand held rinse off, Why not have a booster pump fitted if water pressure is low?"

    or use a header tank upstairs? kitchen equipment pretty basic, no breadboard, no chopping board, only hard stone to blunt knives on. No colander, no mixing bowel. Found an ironing board, no iron though. Bit more thought for practical living required. Basic is the word that springs to mind. Ironi

    Reviewed by Martin4.4May 2023

  • "This cottage was in an ideal location."

    No issues as highlighted in other reviews.Very warm and cosy. No issues with car parking space and we have a SUV. Had everything we needed and would use it again

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic location and property is just like a home from home"

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely secluded cottage - very comfortable- the house was enhanced with the ..."

    Lovely secluded cottage - very comfortable- the house was enhanced with the beautiful pictures/ paintings throughout the house - would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely and cosy cottage, good base when visiting Harrogate!"

    Great communication and flexibility from the host, thank you!

    Reviewed by Tina4.7Mar 2023

  • "Lovely property just as the pictures depicted."

    Warm and cosy when we arrived. The bed was very comfortable. Due to the damp weather the patio area at the back door was a little slippy so care should be taken at this time of year. Would recommend if you are looking for a base to visit the beautiful surrounding area.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Dec 2022

  • "The cottage has all that you need and great location to visit lots of interesting towns and historic properties."

    The only thing with the property was the curtains in the bedroom were missing a few curtain pole hoops, so detracted from what was a well presented cottage. Despite being on a relatively busy road it was still quiet and peaceful location. I would recommend it to couples and if the owner ever decided to turn the dressing room into a bedroom for children, great for a small family.

    Reviewed by Barnaby5.0Oct 2022

  • "Maybe a blind at the kitchen window and back door would be good apart from that ..."

    Maybe a blind at the kitchen window and back door would be good apart from that every thing was 100% and we would stay there again we had a lovely peaceful holiday

    Reviewed by Les4.7Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was perfect, had everything I needed."

    Plenty of interesting places to visit nearby. Wonderful all round holiday.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Sep 2022

  • "When we arrived, the cottage felt damp and in need of airing."

    It smelt fusty and with more than a hint of tobacco smoke. Some of the dampness related to wet towels which we discovered in a wardrobe in the spare bedroom, on which a yellow sticker saying 'private' had been stuck. The quilt cover was stained. The driveway was not easy for other than small cars. These matters apart, the kitchen was reasonably well equipped, the water was hot & the heated towel rail excellent. The heating worked well. Suggestions - putting a 7 on the back gate would be good, as would be an extractor fan in the kitchen,

    Reviewed by Peter1.9Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely Bed was extremely comfortable If I have any ..."

    The cottage was lovely Bed was extremely comfortable If I have any complaints it would be that the kitchen could be better equipped and the shower head changed But other than that it was perfect and the location was also perfect

    Reviewed by Ian3.4Aug 2022

  • "It was a delightful, well finished cottage and just right for us."

    The garden was very secure for the dog. You get used to the stairs and the bathroom downstairs wasn't an issue for us. We will be back.

    Reviewed by Jan4.7Jul 2022

  • "Used same place before ."

    ..excellent on all fronts!!

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Jul 2022

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Scarah Bank Cottages."

    Facilities were good….only obvious improvement would be a more powerful shower! Back garden ideal for dog owners. Car parking had been highlighted as a but challenging but we have a large car and it wasn’t a problem at all. Just need to take a little care when manoeuvring. Location was great and we enjoyed visits to Brimham Rocks, Bolton Abbey and Fountains Abbey. Will happily go back to Scarah Bank.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Jul 2022

  • "Loads of problems with this property, some of which other people have said about ..."

    Loads of problems with this property, some of which other people have said about in there reviews, too many to list, not worth what i paid for the week, had a major fault with bedroom door handle on the first night there, still not fixed when i left 6 days later

    Reviewed by Mark2.5May 2022

  • "Garden gate requires repairing as we couldn’t secure to prevent dog escaping."

    Hall cupboard handle needs securing. Shower door doesn’t seal when showering. Small niggles but should be attended to.

    Reviewed by Marilyn3.4May 2022

  • "It would have been helpful to know that the bedroom and bathroom were on different levels and that the stairs are very steep!"

    Also I would have had difficulty on arrival getting the key out of the key safe as I am only 5ft 2 and could not see the numbers, thank goodness I had my husband with me!

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Sep 2021

  • "Struggled to find the cottage initially, due to address being Ripley and it's actually in Bedlam a village a mile down the road."

    ...but got there eventually and it was well worth it. Lovely cottage , ideal for a couple and a dog. My wife read some of the reviews ( complaints) and we can't understand the pettiness of some people. My only concern.... the need for a smaller wooden spoon! Great property, close to local facilities and the dales for touring too. Will definitely rebook.

    Reviewed by Garry5.0Aug 2021

  • "An enjoyable stay in a nice rural location."

    The property is well situated for both town and country and provides a good standard of accommodation. It is spacious for two people with a good kitchen and the beds were comfortable. On arrival there was a problem and we needed to contact the owner who dealt with our concern promptly, with an appropriate explanation of why the problem had occurred. Some kitchen facilities, such as drinking glasses were in short supply and it would have been useful to have jugs and a measuring jug also.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8Aug 2021

  • "There was a lot of cobwebs all over the cottage and the furnishings upstairs was very dated, the dressing room would have been better utilised as a bedroom."

    On saying that the overall stay was pleasant and comfortable

    Reviewed by Jacqueline3.8Aug 2021

  • "Had a wonderful three nights in this delightful cottage, helped by perfect weather."

    It is a well appointed cosy cottage with a suntrap quiet back garden for relaxing in.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage in a great location, ideal for visiting lots of local places of interest."

    Really busy road, so the off road parking was good. Really comfortable and relaxing with good wifi and TV reception. The only downside is the lack of an upstairs bathroom, there really needs to be one close to where people sleep, not down a flight of stairs. Had it not been for that I'd have given full marks.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Jul 2021

  • "We had a lovely break, The mile?"

    ? to Ripley was walkable but the speed of the busy traffic was frightening due to the fact there is no pavement,

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Jun 2021

  • "Scarah bank cottage is located perfectly for visited many tourist spots, including Harrogate, Ripley, the dales and much more."

    Absolutely loved our time there. The cottage is well equipped and cosy for dining in, watching tele. There are a few local walks from the cottage for early morning dog walks. Definitely go back

    Reviewed by Robin4.1Jun 2021

  • "Cottage not so suitable for a dog as busy road without footpaths meaning car had to be taken out for any walks also it should be noted not suitable for big car drive a nightmare."

    The cottage had some nice features it a few questionable ones garden furniture reasonably new but old shabby cushions no milk jug or jug of any kind large dishwasher very few implements to justify using spent holiday washing up . I think the owner would be better having the back bedroom as main room as front bedroom very noisy.In previous cottages all have a welcome pack explaining how things work etc .We did realise it was a 3 star rating so not complaining just hopefully constructive criticism.

    Reviewed by Ian3.4May 2021

  • "Perfect location for visiting the Yorkshire Dales."

    Lovely, clean, cozy cottage. Well equipped kitchen and very comfortable bed. Tastefully decorated.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0May 2021

  • "Location of the cottage was good in that the places we wanted to visit were within a short drive away."

    We felt the cottage had not been cleaned thoroughly especially the dressing room where long white hairs kept appearing on our clothing and the kitchen for when we lifted a slate board on the work surface there where breadcrumbs underneath it! The sink in the bathroom had a leak which was fixed promptly when reported to the owner. The kitchen was lacking in sharp knives especially a bread knife which would have been useful! The garden furniture is in need of replacing along with tidying up the garden. The hedge had been cut but the cuttings had been left in the garden. We felt the overall appearance of the property is tired.

    Reviewed by Kathryn2.8Apr 2021

  • "7 Scarah Bank is a lovely stone terraced cottage."

    Very cosy, warm and welcoming. We shall return when possible. Had no problem with access at the rear..just have to be a little careful. The exit is also fine and you can see on coming traffic if you look a little beyond the first bend you can view the road for an adequate distance. The cottage itself was spotlessly clean. The garden safe for a dog at the back. Contents all adequate. The bathroom is downstairs and the lack of blinds or curtains in the kitchen was not a problem for us. Only point to be aware of was the next door neighbour called round to ask that the outside light at rear be turned off as it interfered with their stargazing. Same neighbour did kindly put out the bins however.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Oct 2020

  • "Would be better with an en-suite upstairs instead of just the dressing room."

    Some hints on local facilities would be good as well as the refuse collection days. Drive a bit tight if you have a large car.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Sep 2020

  • "Good location with lots to see within a few miles"

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Aug 2020

  • "The cottage is in a good area for exploring the Dales."

    It had all the facilities we needed and the dishwasher was a Godsend. Our dog loves the garden. The only downside was there were a few gangly spiders up near the ceiling in the bedroom. I would recommend this cottage for a perfect stay and very close to both Harrogate and Ripley.

    Reviewed by Kay4.7Aug 2020

  • "A wonderful cottage."

    Very very clean, comfortable and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Olga5.0Jul 2020

  • "Very cosy cottage this was our 2nd stay here and has had some great updates including WiFi."

    Ideally located for exploring both the moors and dales excellent value for money.

    Reviewed by Adrian4.7Dec 2019

  • "Landlord was extra helpful when I turned up with a van too big to fit in the car parking space."

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Nov 2019

  • "Cottage good location, fairly well equipped Cottage slightly tired, air extractor in bathroom needs fixing, dreadful noise."

    Parking at rear is adequate but problematic if you have a large vehicle

    Reviewed by Trevor4.1Oct 2019

  • "Excellent value for money accommodation."

    Ideally located for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and Moors. Very cosy with everything you need. Will be booking it again asap!

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Oct 2019

  • "Cottage very nice but needs some updating operating instructions for shower and heating not to easy to find ."

    Reviewed by Rod2.8Sep 2019

  • "Having found the cottage lovely was bitterly disappointed with the fact that the pub, which was listed as 10 minutes walk away, had been closed for 2."

    5 years. Therefore anybody wanting to go for a drink or a meal had to drive to Ripley and somebody could not have a drink.

    Reviewed by Hilary4.1Jun 2019

  • "Think the cottage would benefit from a information sheet,to help with the hot water and rubbish disposal."

    Other than that no problem.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2019

  • "The Cottage was in a quiet tranquil setting with fields in front and to the rear, lots of lambs in the field."

    Lots of activities in the area from historic cities / towns. National Trust properties. Thorp Perrow Aboretum a hidden gem not to be missed!!!!! driveway entrance is not the easiest to negotiate but OK with care.

    Reviewed by Edward4.7Apr 2019

  • "The pub that is 5minute walk is now closed !"

    !

    Reviewed by Michael2.8Nov 2018

  • "Nearest pub has closed down."

    Smart tidy cottage in lovely area.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Oct 2018

  • "Local POI would be ok ie distance to shops/stores ."

    Compilation of local walks .

    Reviewed by Rod3.8Sep 2018

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our break at the cottage."

    The cottage was lovely, extremely well presented, spotless everywhere and very comfortable. Our dog loved his first holiday and settled very well in strange surroundings. Must just add the road outside was frightening when taking our dog out in the morning, the speed of traffic was so fast especially on the bends way beyond any speed limit for a B road.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Sep 2018

  • "We were very happy with the cottage, lovely and clean and homely."

    Close to many places of interest, really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Sep 2018

  • "No issues with the cottage."

    The only downside was the main road in front of the cottage. Speed limit is 50/60mph and the road is quite busy. Access to the cottage is on a blind bend so quite a concern with the speed of the traffic.

    Reviewed by Diane4.1Jul 2018

  • "We thought this was a well-appointed cottage very convenient to many places of interest."

    It was clean, comfortable and well equipped and we had a very pleasant stay. I was however surprised that there was no information/welcome pack. Considering that the cottage has no WiFi and rather poor network coverage I think it was particularly important to provide this. The cooker has an induction hob which I have only come across once before and they are not easy to operate if you are not familiar with them. We were actually locked out of it half way through cooking a meal and it took a while to locate a user manual. Also we managed to find a footpath over the fields to Ripley village and the nearest pub using our GPS (or you can take the permissive path via Whipley Bank Lane on the opposite side of the road), but it might have been helpful to have this sort of useful local info provided.

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Jun 2018

  • "Comfortable cottage."

    Disappointed there was no hot water on arrival. Large bathroom with good shower. Bathroom could be improved greatly by the addition of a shelf (there is plenty of space for one). Have been staying in cottages for many years and this is the first one which didn't provide a welcome tray or a cottage information pack ~ just basic info would have been useful. There are no blinds, nets or curtains on the kitchen window and outside door! You therefore have no privacy when going to the bathroom at night. There is a secure back garden which makes it an ideal dog friendly cottage though and we would stay again.

    Reviewed by Carolyn3.4May 2018

  • "The cottage was quite shabby and in need of a coat of paint."

    Although traffic noise was mentioned in your literature we could not leave the bedroom window open as traffic was passing all through the night this we did not expect. Parking was quite restricted and anyone with a large car e.g. an estate would find it very difficult to maneuver into the allocated space. No blinds or curtains on the kitchen window and outside door, therefore no privacy when you entered the toilet and shower room which was situated downstairs and you had to pass the back door during the night. We have always found the cottages we have rented from Sykes often exceeded our expectations, but we could not recommend this one.

    Reviewed by Diane2.8May 2018

  • "No cleaning or supply of towels bedding etc for 2nd week."

    No discussions or written agreement / statement was given to cover this situation when booking and something you do not want to worry about when renting for two weeks. Sorry a situation that Sykes need to sort.

    Reviewed by Isobel2.2Apr 2018

  • "The cottage would have been great except for the need for coat hooks to allow for wet coats to be hung up to dry, had to hang over an open door, also no cottage information thus could not retune TV to allow us to get the masters on BBC 2 or many other stations."

    Reviewed by Sylvia3.4Apr 2018

  • "Good basic accommodation with all the facilities required, cosy and comfortable and good location for sightseeing and local walks."

    Owner particularly helpful during recent severe weather difficulties of Feb 2018. Very enjoyable stay all round.

    Reviewed by Gail4.7Feb 2018

  • "Some coat hooks to hang outdoor clothes and extra shelves in bathroom."

    Wi-Fi would be a good addition for local planning.

    Reviewed by Isobel5.0Oct 2017

  • "WiFi would be useful as mobile telecoms signals are poor in that area"

    Reviewed by David4.8Aug 2016

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Summary

  • One double bedroom with dressing room
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and simulated electric woodburner.
  • Electric panel heaters with thermostat
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Rear off road parking for 1 car
  • Front lawn with small patio
  • Rear enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and river 1.5 miles, pub 20 mins walk
  • Property is 15 minutes drive from Harrogate Shopping Centre

The property

Ripley 1 mile.

An attractive mid-terrace, stone-built cottage situated in lovely rolling countryside, in the hamlet of Bedlam, just one mile from Ripley and four miles from Harrogate.

Warm and inviting, this cottage provides a perfect base for touring this beautiful area.

Well presented throughout, there is a cosy sitting room, a modern well-equipped kitchen, a modern shower room with a multi-jet shower, a lovely double bedroom and a dressing room.

Outside is a spacious front and rear garden area and patio, which is a delightful spot to sit with a coffee in the sunshine.

A short drive away is the ancient market town of Knaresborough, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

The town is very popular with visitors to the area as it overlooks the River Nidd and is considered one of the prettiest towns in North Yorkshire.

There are many day trips on offer in the area, with some well worth a visit including, The House in the Rock, Ye Oldest Chymist Shoppe in England, dating back to 1720, the Courthouse Museum and Mother Shipton's Cave.

Guests can enjoy excellent walks by the river, climbing, fishing, cycling, boating or just enjoying the tranquil atmosphere and stunning scenery of this area.

A wonderful cottage at any time of year.

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About the location

RIPLEY

Harrogate 4 miles.

The village of Ripley in Lower Nidderdale, situated on the leeward side of the Yorkshire Dales, was designed and built, by Sir William Amcotts Ingleby in the 1830's. Sir William was so inspired by a model estate village he saw on a visit to France, that he came home and demolished the existing buildings in Ripley, beginning again from scratch to a classic French design. Today, the village is small and unspoilt and boasts a beautiful Castle in the centre (still home to the Ingleby family) with extensive gardens open to the public which include waterfalls, bridges and a lake. Deer graze in the grounds and there is a shop and tea-rooms within the Castle. The village has a large cobbled market place in the centre, overlooked by the Boar's Head - an old coaching inn which offers an excellent restaurant, bar and bistro. There is a village store and ice cream parlour where visitors can enjoy the very popular Ripley ice cream, along with a butcher’s, art gallery and much more.

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