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Ripley Castle and Gardens, Harrogate

(4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
With a history spanning over 700 years, Ripley Castle and Gardens is the area’s most popular wedding venue, featuring picture-perfect towers, lakes, parks, walled gardens, and greenhouses. You can explore the estate, which has been the home of the Ingilby family for 26 generations, by joining one of many amusing and informative guided tours. Explore the castle’s impressive collection of armor, books, fine paintings, china, furniture, and chandeliers. Take a walk through the sprawling gardens, noted for housing the national hyacinth collection, and enjoy over 150,000 flowering plants. Don’t miss a brief stop at the restored greenhouses, sheltering a collection of rare vegetables. The castle also offers special tours for families with small children, and includes a children’s play trail in the parkland. Use our Harrogate trip builder to visit Ripley Castle and Gardens on your trip to Harrogate, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A real nice village location with great views. A walk around the external elevations is worth the stroll and without doubt a walk through the deer park is a must with the young stock running around no...  more »
  • The visit to this castle leads us on a journey in the time of the Kings of England looks like you're in a set construction is imposing and beautiful. It is worth visiting and take some pictures of remembrance
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  • With free entry to walk around the gardens and deer park during January and February it was a no brainer when we were looking for brisk walk in early February. The tea room provided us with a lovely c...  more »