Many of North Yorkshire’s highlights are near to Ripon, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Newby Hall and Gardens and the incredible Studley Royal Park. Two other great attractions you’ll find close by Ripon are Fountains Abbey and Log Heights.
Appreciate the natural gifts of the area by stopping at the Mother Shipton's Cave in Knaresborough. To catch a glimpse of the native flora and fauna, set out to explore the Valley Gardens in Harrogate.
While you are here, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Knaresborough Castle in Knaresborough, Theakston Brewery and the Harlow Carr Gardens in Harrogate. These spots are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Those with a passion for history will enjoy checking out the Ripley Castle and Gardens in Harrogate.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Old Swan Hotel Harrogate, the Yorkshire Hotel, Harrogate and the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.