As well as visiting the ancient castle and it’s grounds there is an activity centre with Escape Rooms, quad biking and many other outdoor activities.
A beautiful house and grounds, with plenty of browsing and food options as well.
Ripley Castle is well worth a visit. A guided tour reveals the history of the area, the secret priest hole, rise and fall of dynasties. There is a natural park with deer, a lake, walks. There are walks around lanes and through woods. there is a nursery of plants and trees including tropical…
You have to visit this family owned castle and visit the lovely community in Ripley village.
“You can walk here from Pateley Bridge and reward yourself with very good food in lovely surroundings”
“Great local Italian restaurant with friendly service. Family friendly. Takeaway pizzas also available.”
“Stimulate your senses and explore your wilder self at Yorkshire's biggest and highest public art work. Created by the artist Andrew Sabin, The Coldstones Cut is Yorkshire's latest visitor attraction. A massive construction which visitors can freely walk through and explore, the sculpture overlooks the huge working Coldstones Quarry and offers spectacular views over the scenery of Nidderdale in the Yorkshire Dales.”
“Beautiful gardens, activities for children during the holidays/some weekends. Has a Bettys restaurant and tea room. Nice gift shop. ”