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Ripon Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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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 (..

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  • Cathedral Interesting

    rd. 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..

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  • Fountain Hall Interesting

    National Trust GB - Ripon HG4 3DY

    A splendid five-storey mansion, built in 1611 with stone from the abbey. Behind the striking façade on the right bank of the River Stour is a museum with a large-scale model of the abbey.

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Hotels Ripon

  • The Bay Horse

    Silver street GB - Masham HG4 4DX

    Featuring a bar and restaurant, The Bay Horse is situated in the centre of Masham, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. With free Wi-Fi throughout, the Light Water Valley is just 10 minutes’ drive away. The rooms include a flat-screen Freeview TV and..

  • 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. Guests can relax and enjoy the comfort of the attractive public areas..

  • Swinton Park Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Masham GB - Masham HG4 4JH

    Prix Prices from : 165 £

    An exclusive 31-bedroom luxury castle hotel. With 4 Red Stars and 3 Rosettes awarded by the AA for excellent facilities, this is the highest rated hotel in Yorkshire. Swinton Park is the ancestral home of the Cunliffe-Lister family and is set in 200..

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Restaurants Ripon

  • Vennell's Comfortable restaurant 

    7 Silver St GB - Masham HG4 4DX

    Endearing, personally run restaurant with stylish purple walls and boldly patterned chairs; for a more intimate experience sit downstairs. Seasonal menus offer 4 choices per course. Cooking is well-judged, flavourful and has a modern edge.

  • Samuels Top class comfort restaurant 

    Swinton GB - Masham HG4 4JH

    Beautiful, rococo-style dining room with an ornate gold leaf ceiling and garden 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.

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

    Minster Rd GB - Ripon HG4 1QS

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