Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire

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Our Ripon Travel Guide includes… Places to stay, things to do and how to get to Ripon

Ripon is a pretty cathedral city on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB. The Way of the Roses coast-to-coast cycling route runs right through the city, making it a perfect, relaxing stop-off.

There are many quality places to eat and drink in Ripon. while Ripon Market Square is immersed in local history. Ripon’s hornblower still carries out one of England’s longest standing traditions at 9pm every evening, dating back over 1100 years.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden is a National Trust property and must-visit for visitors to Ripon. The well-preserved abbey ruins are still as remarkable as when they were first built. Take a walk around the grounds and estate all-year-round and discover the stunning natural beauty and wildlife.

The Victorian Workhouse, Prison and Courthouse museums are another great attraction. Visitors can explore inside and discover the local history of law and order in Yorkshire.

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