How to get toRipley Castlecar-free

Visit Ripley Castle car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s just a 15-minute ride on Bus 36 from Harrogate to Main Street in Ripley. From there it’s a 5-minute stroll to the castle entrance. When you travel by train, a Harrogate PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited local bus travel as far as Ripley.

Trains to Harrogate run regularly from Knaresborough (10 minutes), Leeds (35 minutes), York (35 mins) and London Kings Cross (2 hours).

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Ripley Castle

Set next to a picturesque lake and deer park, Ripley Castle dates from the 14th-century. It's been home to generations of the Ingleby family ever since.

For any queries about visiting contact Ripley Castle on 01423 770152 or

Address: Ripley, Harrogate, HG3 3AY. Visit Website