Cheap Hotels in Ripon
Located in the centre of the historic Yorkshire town of Ripon, The Royal Oak provides the ideal base for a rural getaway. Public parking is possible nearby, and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout. The Royal Oak is set in a beautifully renovated 18th century coaching inn. Each individually decorated room has a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee facilities, and each room is en suite with either a bath or a shower. The Royal Oak has its own bar and restaurant, which has a contemporary menu based around locally sourced ingredients. Further bars, shops and restaurants in central Ripon are a 5-minute walk away. Ripon Cathedral is less than 150 metres away and Ripley Castle is 7 miles from the property. The town of Thirsk can be reached in 20 minutes by car, whilst the entrance to the Yorkshire Dales National Park is 15 miles away.
The Royal Oak Hotel
The Ship Inn Hotel
The George at Wath Hotel
The Old Coach House Hotel
Grantley Hall Hotel
Hotels in Ripon
The cathedral city of Ripon is in the borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Packed with 1,300 years of rich and well-preserved historic buildings, monuments and museums, the city is just waiting to be explored. With a wealth of attractions and beautiful countryside within a few miles, and Ripon's renowned, all-year-round music, arts and cultural events, you'll find something for everyone to enjoy.
One of the most significant sites within the city is Ripon Cathedral, which has been welcoming worshippers since the 7th century, when Saint Wilfrid built one of England's first stone churches on the site. You can see the 800 years of master craftsmen's work in wood and stone within the nave and choir. A Workhouse has stood in Ripon since 1776. The Workhouse was almost self-sufficient, and today you can discover the grim atmosphere that those who lived there had to endure, which has been carefully maintained in the Workhouse Museum.
Have a day out in Lightwater Valley, only a five-minute drive away from Ripon. Get your thrills, chills and adventure in Lightwater Valley Theme Park or choose to run wild on the UK's largest Angry Birds Activity Park. Head to the Lightwater Falconry Centre to see over 35 amazing birds and watch spectacular daily flying shows, relax and unwind in Lightwater Country Shopping Village or try a game of Jurassic Adventure Golf. There's a full day or two's entertainment here.
Spreading out to the west of Ripon are the Yorkshire Dales, a mixture of high fells and peaks, steep-sided valleys and rolling hills. Scattered throughout are chocolate-box villages with traditional stone buildings, floral displays, church towers and welcoming pubs. As such, Ripon makes a great base for walkers, cyclists and anyone with a love of the outdoors. With nine full-sized reservoirs and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Dales are a special destination.
Eat and drink
So! Bar and Eats in the market square is an award-winning, independently run bar and restaurant, offering a range of high-quality, freshly prepared food in a contemporary bar environment. You'll also have a choice of over 30 adventurous wines from around the world.
The One Eyed Rat, found on Allhallowgate, one of the oldest parts of Ripon, is another award-winner. It's a traditional real ale pub famous for its old-fashioned charm, real ales, continental beers and fine wine, and has been found in the Good Beer Guide for the last 20 years. The pub hosts a range of events from very popular beer festivals to quiz nights.
The Bruce Arms is situated in the heart of the pretty village of West Tanfield, just a five-minute drive from Ripon. The establishment has a fine reputation for dining in classic surroundings, making it the ideal place for intimate evenings in front of a real fire.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Ripon
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Ripon?The best hotels to stay in Ripon are The Old Deanery, The Royal Oak Ripon and The Black a Moor Inn.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Ripon?The White Horse in Ripon offers one night in a double room at the price of £42.
What are the best hotels in Ripon near the center?The Old Deanery, The Royal Oak Ripon and The White Horse are located in the central neighborhood of Ripon.
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