Ripon Cathedral
North Yorkshire

Ripon Cathedral was founded in 672AD by St Wilfrid. The Anglo-Saxon crypt is the oldest church building in continuous usage in the UK.

We enjoy welcoming both pilgrims and tourists, hoping that they will capture a glimpse of God’s love for them through the witness of this remarkable building and its people.

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    Step inside this extraordinary building and experience the oldest cathedral crypt in the country, founded by St Wilfrid in 672AD. RiponCathedral is a beautiful, ancient church with a history reaching back to the 7th Century. It is a mother church for the Diocese of Leeds and home for the cathedra (throne) of the Bishop of Leeds.

    We enjoy welcoming both pilgrims and tourists, hoping that they will capture a glimpse of God’s love for them through the witness of this remarkable building and its people.

    Will you, like others before you, find Ripon Cathedral to be ‘beautiful’, ‘atmospheric’, ‘spiritual’, ‘amazing’, just as it was special to WW1 poet Wilfred Owen and author Lewis Carroll? We look forward to welcoming you.

    Pricing Information

    Free entry

    Opening Times

    Monday – Saturday: 8.00am to 6.30pm
    Sunday: 8am Services, 12.30pm-3.30pm Visitors

    Address

    Minster Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire , HG4 1QS

  • Facilities
    Accessibility
    • Disabled Access
    • Guide Dogs Welcome
    Groups
    • Cater for Educational Groups
    • Groups Welcome

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