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Address: Liberty Courthouse Minster Road | RIPON, North Yorkshire, Harrogate HG4 1QS, England
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ripon cathedral

Anumber of exhibitions and lunchtime concerts with wood carvings in the choir stalls and a crypt underneath. Many stained glass windows and a shop near the entrance with free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael a
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anumber of exhibitions and lunchtime concerts with wood carvings in the choir stalls and a crypt underneath. Many stained glass windows and a shop near the entrance with free admission and a container for donations. Well worth a visit with many cafes and restaurants in the city centre.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Staffordshire and was totally unaware of the connexion between my mother city of Lichfield which was originally founded by St Chad and Ripon which also has a connexion with St Chad. One area near where I live is called Chadsmoor. When one considers the distance that people like Chad travelled on foot or sometimes horseback it makes... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and amazing architecture. The choir was lovely. Parking was a challenge based on the number of people attending services.

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Thank Cindy M
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the time to spend walking around and taking a pew. Though no coffee shop and the gift shop is full of tat.

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Thank ParchWoody
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

As you pass through the glass fronted entrance hall you experience an inner calm and peace in oneself.There is a beautiful altar window as you enter the far end of the cathedral and the floor is highly polished with fossils, such as ammonites, appearing in its surface. A visit well worth visiting whilst wandering around Ripon.

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Thank hiker128
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Absolutely magnificent building and a must if you are in Ripon or near by ,free entry and you can leave a donation if you wish

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Delightful historical city of Ripon which is certainly worth a visit. The cathedral alone is highly impressive & captivating in the standards of design & architectural excellence from a bygone era.

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Thank James D
Kendal, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautiful cathedral and well worth a visit. We popped into the cathedral and enjoyed the calm. The xathedral architecture is a magnificent feature in Ripon.

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hartlepool
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This place has to be on your list of things to see in Ripon. I would not say I am religious. but when you walk in the architecture and history will take your breathe away Defiantly worth an hour or two.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Although the Cathedral is worth a visit, Ripon itself is probably not. I think this is reflected in the car park charges, £1.60 for up to four hours. The cathedral had free entrance and the lady guide was very helpful.

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