This unspoilt cathedral city is a North Yorkshire gem, balancing a rich cultural heritage with exciting contemporary living. With its imposing cathedral, fascinating museums and a bustling market square, there is plenty to entertain the visitor. And skip just 10 miles in any direction and you’ll discover a wealth of first class visitor attractions in the surrounding beautiful Dales countryside.
Market day Thursday.
There are so many things to do in Ripon, browse around quaint shops, walk along the picturesque canal, walk to Fountains Abbey, visit the trio of museums(great for children), visit the impressive cathedral.
Our favourite places to eat: Realitea- tea room and indian bistro, independant
Olivers Pantry- quirky cafe, serving wholesome uplifting food, independant