Ripley Castle, Ripley

Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 3AY View on map

Grade I listed large house with three storey mid 16th century tower built for Sir William Ingilby, and ranges of 1783-6 for Sir John Ingilby, by William Belwood.


Opening Arrangements

Castle: January, February, December open for pre-booked tours only. March and November weekends only. April to October open daily. Park and gardens open free of charge mid - week and off season.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £9.00; Gardens £6.00
  • Child: £5.50 (age 5-16)
  • Other Charges: Family ticket £24.00; Gardens £16.50


Harrogate (3 miles north) Knaresborough (5 miles west) Ripon (7.7 miles south) Sat Nav HG3 3AY. Rail: Harrogate (4 miles). Bus: Route 36 (Leeds to Ripon every 20 minutes).

Parking Spaces


Also accessible via the Dalesway, a footpath/cycleway from Harrogate to Ripley. Cycle stands are available adjacent to the castle and castle tearooms.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes