Luxury and boutique hotels near Ripon
When to go
As long as you’ve got waterproofs and wellies, there’s never really a bad time to visit Yorkshire. Contemporary-art lovers should visit during the Great North Art Show, when the cathedral exhibits works by northern artists, sculptors and printmakers – it runs every year from late August to late September.
PlanesLeeds Bradford Airport, Durham Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle International Airport are dotted around the region's edges.
AutomobilesYou’ll want wheels if you plan to go in search of Dales, trails or country ales; Ripon is just five minutes off the A1.