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The Royal Oak is the ideal base for sight seeing whether in Ripon or the surrounding area or maybe a trip to the races or a local wedding. We are also only a minute off the A1 motorway so are the perfect stop over place for those long car journeys.

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We have a choice of family, twin or double rooms, all with ensuite bath or shower. All our bedrooms have recently been upgraded and are modern and well finished. All rooms have modern flat screen televisions with freeview and complimentary tea, coffee, water and home made biscuits.

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Stay with Dinner for 2 - £125 per couple

1 nights accommodation with dinner for 2 for only £125*.
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We are perfectly situated just off Market Square and only a few yards from Ripon Cathedral. We also have free wifi wireless internet in the rooms. All of our room are located on the second floor and unfortunately we do not have a lift. We do not have onsite parking, the nearest secure overnight car park is the long stay Sainsbury’s car park. Please contact us for further information.


Local Area

The historic city of Ripon, with its cathedral dating back to 672 AD, is the perfect place for a weekend break or a base to explore this beautiful part of North Yorkshire. The bustling Market Place and independent shops add to the city’s charm and don’t miss Ripon’s Hornblower every evening at 9pm at the Obelisk.

There are plenty of beautiful places to explore in Ripon and the surrounding area. Visit Fountains Abbey, Newby Hall, Ripley Castle, Beningborough Hall, Brimham Rocks and enjoy the stunning scenery of Yorkshire Dales.  All are within a 10-mile radius of The Royal Oak where you can return at the end of the day and enjoy some wonderful food and finally the comfort of your lovely en-suite room.

  • Ripon Cathedral dating back to 672 AD
  • Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
  • Newby Hall and Gardens
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park
  • Ripon Races: 14 days of top flat racing every year
  • Ripon’s lively outdoor market every Thursday
  • The magnificent Yorkshire Dales
  • Herriot country, just a short drive away.
  • Ripley Castle
  • Beningborough Hall