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Castle closed but hey it was super

A wonderful village and estate to visit. The castle shops and tea room was still open and not to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith T
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
The guide made it fascinating

We went on a lovely day. The guide was really interesting really engaged up with the fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
verdad3
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful village and estate to visit. The castle shops and tea room was still open and not to be missed ! We walked the estate paths, and then extended our walk to circle the western fields seeing the herd of deer who were busy...More

1  Thank Keith T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a lovely day. The guide was really interesting really engaged up with the fascinating and amusing history of the family. We also really enjoyed the walk around the gardens, the gift shop and the café. Well worth a visit.

Thank verdad3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk around the lake and deer park, then through the woods to the glasshouse, walled garden and vegetable garden. Highly recommended now it is free to visit for the winter. Entrance is through the shop which stocks lots of lovely things ideal for gifts,...More

1  Thank LittlePatsy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely peaceful walk arround the lake here and the gardens , missed the last tour of the house :( , but lovely wark arond the lake saw several herons various ducks and geese , a few fallow deer , really lovely so quiet...More

2  Thank Peter e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outset we found the village of Ripley a hidden treat. The castle had a warm and welcoming tea room with friendly staff. The castle visit was £10 per person for the guided tour (which is the only way to see inside the castle)....More

1  Thank andyhF7434AF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Ripley Castle for the tour of the castle which was unfortunately closed weekdays during the winter months. We then decided to walk around the gardens to save packing up and going to another place. What a treat! Please don't let 'Gardens' put...More

Thank andyo597
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent and informative tour of Ripley Castle taking in 6 rooms and 3 floors. The guide was very knowledgeable and made the 90 minute tour very enjoyable. There is a nice Tea Room adjacent to the Castle to take in a drink,...More

1  Thank kevind215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely walk about with partner. We have been inside building previously, so just did grounds, visited the pumpkins and walled gardens. Wooded area great, the birds singing was lovely. A wedding was taking place, so we took our picture on the wedding bridge...More

Thank Beverley N
Reviewed 9 October 2018

To be fair, I didn't get a chance to walk and experience the whole Ripley Castle because I attended my best friend's lunch wedding. I did walk around the nearby and saw the amazing views of the fields with cows and sheep just very close...More

2  Thank bruceywonder
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Visited in August last year and had to return . It's a wonderful place to visit . Very tranquil and relaxing a must if you're staying close by

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David S
27 September 2018|
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Response from BaldyMcGoo2 | Reviewed this property |
Prices Type Price Gardens & Parkland FREE WEEKDAYS Castle Tour: Adult From £5 Castle Tour: Family From £15 Castle Tour: Concession From £4.50
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rjpater
2 September 2018|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't but if you are a card holder for the following:- HHA Members – Free Castle & Gardens RHS Members* – Free Garden entry enjoy your trip :)
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Mark H
7 May 2018|
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Response from Stevenson_steve | Reviewed this property |
Free parking just outside Ripley gate closes 19:30 :-)
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Robert S
22 December 2017|
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No dogs allowed
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