Destination guide

The friendly city of Ripon awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ripon. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, bars and horseback riding. Fountains Abbey and Turkish Baths and Health Spa are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ripon

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ripon a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Ripon Racecourse (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Log Heights (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Falconry UK (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ripon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ripon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Studley Royal Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Brimham Rocks (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Thorp Perrow Arboretum (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Mother Shipton's Cave (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Valley Gardens (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ripon

Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), the closest airport, located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Ripon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 337 vacation rentals near Ripon. From 135 Cabins to 135 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ripon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ripon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ripon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Workhouse Museum: 813 vacation rentals
  • Prison and Police Museum: 810 vacation rentals
  • Ripon Cathedral: 814 vacation rentals
  • Ripon Racecourse: 792 vacation rentals
  • Courthouse Museum: 812 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ripon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Ripon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 135 Cabins in Ripon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ripon include:

  • Cottages: 135 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 135 rentals available
  • Houses: 107 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ripon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Ripon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.