North Yorkshire - Ripley Castle (Weekend)

 

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Date: 24/09/2017 Price   Total
Date of Booking 24/09/2017
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Brief Description:

  • Location – Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire
  • Terrain Type: Open Area Estate Parkland
  • Duration: Approx 1 hour including introduction and training
  • Segway Model: X2 All Terrain
  • Car Parking: Free

Location:

Ripley Castle offers an awe-inspiring setting for your Segway Rally.  Steeped in history, each part of Ripley Castle tells a story about the 700 year residency of the Ingleby family.  With a deer park and exquisite gardens, Ripley Castle is  perfect for Segway days out.  Located just 10 minutes outside of the North Yorkshire village of Harrogate, this location is easily reached from both the M1 and A1.  Ripley Castle can also be reached by public transport with the 36A bus travelling to Ripley Castle from Leeds, Harrogate and Ripon.

The Segway Rally Course:

The Segway Rally can be found at the side of a picturesque lake within the grounds of Ripley Castle, providing thrill-seekers with a delightful Segway experience.  Segways are easy to use, responding to even the smallest shift in weight and once this unique skill has been mastered the Segway becomes easily controllable.  Our Segway Rally at Ripley Castle will allow you to experience the wonder of the Segway whilst enjoying an adventurous and exciting experience in a truly outstanding location.

What happens on the day?

All guests are required to enter Ripley Castle through the Castle Gift Shop, with Segway Events customers receiving free entry to the gardens, and spectators receiving half price entry with the Segway Events discount voucher.  Once in the gardens you will make your way to the Segway Events pod, situated at the side of the lake, to register and sign the necessary paperwork.  Once signed in you will be kitted up with the safety equipment including a helmet, elbow pads and knee pads and given a brief introduction to you Segway Rally.  As your Segway experience begins you will take your first steps onto the Segway and familiarise yourself with this amazing machines by taking part in a few small games.  Once your confidence has built your instructor will take you on a tour of the Segway track where you will be shown any obstacle to look out for.  Then the rest is up to you!  You will test your true skills on the Segway as you race around the track and experience the lasting excitement of the Segway Rally!

Additional Activities:

Ripley Castle is a fantastic location that offers enjoyable days out from the historic Castle tours, to the fabulous gardens and enchanting deer park, as well as the adventurous high ropes course that is Log Heights.  For more information on these activities, and how you can make a day or weekend of your experience, click here.

Further Information:

For more information on Ripley Castle visit www.ripleycastle.co.uk

For more information on Log Heights visit www.logheights.co.uk

Important Information:

  • Group Sizes - The maximum group size that we can accommodate in one session is 12. If you would like to make a booking for a group size of 13 or more please contact our office on 08453 193 747.1
  • Timeslots - When booking your experience online you will be asked to select whether you would prefer an AM or PM timeslot. AM timeslots occur between the hours of 9am and 1pm, and PM timeslots occur between the hours of 1pm and 8pm (depending on sunset times). We will do our best to accommodate any special requests made in terms of booking time, but these times cannot be guaranteed.  Please note that Segway Blasts can only be accommodated in AM timeslots.
  • Clothing & Footwear – This is an outdoor experience so please dress according to the weather. Skirts and dresses are not advised and all shoes must be flat.
  • Weather – All Segway experiences are subject to weather conditions and adverse weather conditions can mean that an event has to be cancelled. In this instance we will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible, and re-arrange your booking for an alternative, suitable date. To check that your event is still going ahead, please call our event information line on 08453 193 747 before you depart for your event.
  • Mobile Number – When booking please ensure that you provide us with your correct mobile number as we may need to contact you before or on the day of your event.
  • Restrictions – Please see our FAQ pages.

Hotel & Other Offers

We recommend The Boars Head visit http://www.boarsheadripley.co.uk/ 

The Boar's Head is a beautiful old Coaching Inn. It is part of the Ripley Castle Estate and one of the Great Inns of Britain.

The Boar's Head is located in the unique and historic village of Ripley situated three miles north of the Spa town of Harrogate, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and seven miles south of Ripon with its magnificent Cathedral.

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