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Each night at nine o'clock, a horn is blown in Market Square "to set watches by". This custom commemorates the responsibility of the medieval wakemen to protect citizens at night. An 18C obelisk stands in the centre of the square, surrounded by Georgian and medieval buildings.

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Tourist attractions Ripon : Things to see and do

  • Fountains Abbey Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    GB - Ripon HG4 3DY

    Cut across by the River Skell, these Cistercian ruins provide a wonderful record of monastic life in the Middle Ages. A long row of buildings (dormitory of the lay brothers) extends on the right-hand side of the abbey, with no cover. Note the tower (..

  • Cathedral Interesting

    Minster GB - Ripon HG4 1QS

    The cathedral was started in 1154 on the Saxon crypt of St Wilfrid's church (672). The imposing Early English west front is "the finest in England" (Pevsner). The Transitional style tower, offers a striking contrast in style, as the south a..

  • Newby Hall Interesting

    GB - Ripon HG4 5AE

    Newby Hall is an attractive house that dates from the 17C and 18C. It is renowned for its interiors by the architect Robert Adam (1728-92). Interesting features include the Gobelins Tapestry Room, the Gallery of Classical Sculpture, the Chippendale f..

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Hotels Ripon

  • The George at Wath

    Main Street, Wath GB - Ripon HG4 5EN

    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The George at Wath is located in Ripon, 3.6 km from Lightwater Valley Theme Park. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV. ..

  • Kings Head Hotel by Good Night Inns Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Market Place GB - Masham HG4 4EF

    Prix Prices from : 50 £

    Overlooking the Market Square in the small town of Masham, this charming inn is set within a fine Georgian building of tremendous character, built in the second half of the 18th century. A quintessential English town, Masham lies peacefully on the R..

  • Ripon Spa Hotel

    Park Street GB - Ripon HG4 2BU

    Offering good Yorkshire food, real ale, log fires and traditional hospitality, the Ripon Spa Hotel is within easy walking distance of Ripon city centre, 20 minutes from Harrogate. An award-winning breakfast is also on offer. Guests can relax and enj..

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Restaurants Ripon

  • Vennell's Comfortable restaurant 

    7 Silver St GB - HG4 4DX Masham

    This endearing, personally run restaurant has stylish purple walls, boldly patterned chairs and a striking feature wall - at weekends, sit downstairs amongst the local art for a more intimate experience. Seasonal menus offer 4 choices per course; coo..

  • Old Deanery Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Minster Rd GB - HG4 1QS Ripon

  • Samuels Top class comfort restaurant 

    Swinton GB - HG4 4JH Masham

    Beautiful rococo-style dining room with an ornate gilt ceiling and park views; set within a castle. Well-spaced tables are adorned with lilies. Complex modern cooking uses produce from the huge kitchen gardens and local suppliers.

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