"Ripon: North Yorkshire's Other Cathedral City" Top 5 Page for this destination Ripon by Tom_Fields
Ripon Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 202 photos
Most visitors to North Yorkshire naturally want to see York. That's definitely the place to go. But if you've seen it, and want to take in more of North Yorkshire, then Ripon should be the next stop. It is similar to York, but much smaller. Like York, it has an imposing cathedral (albeit smaller), some nice museums, and very pleasant medieval streets. Not a bad place for a day trip.
- Pros:Great place to spend a day
- Cons:OK, not quite equal to York, but...
- In a nutshell:Certainly well worth a visit
Each evening, at 9:00 pm sharp, regardless of weather, the Hornblower appears in the market square, and sets the watch.... more travel advice
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