Yorkshire - Ripley Castle, Ripley
Segway Events - Ripley Castle Estate
About Yorkshire - Ripley Castle, Ripley
Our North Yorkshire location at Ripley Castle creates an amazing Segway Rally, taking place lakeside, this impressive Castle provides for a prestigous backdrop to your experience!
A remarkable piece of history, Ripley Castle tells the tales of the past 700 years of the fascinating Ingleby family. Boasting glorious gardens, an enchanting deer park and prestigious interiors, Ripley Castle provides for beautiful days out combined with inspiring historical stories.
Ripley Castle can be found just 3 miles outside of the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, and is easily accessible from both the M1 and A1. The ease of which Ripley Castle can be reached by the motorway allows Ripley Castle to serve a wide area with easy reach from both Yorkshire and Humberside. Ripley Castle can also be reached by bus number 36A from Leeds, Harrogate and Ripon.
Additional On-Site Activities
Ripley Castle offers a perfect venue to ensure that the enjoyment of your Segway experience extends beyond your Segway adventure. The gardens of Ripley Castle offer a stunning selection of colours and smells presented in a pristine fashion, and are a vision of beauty that must be seen to be appreciated. Next to the gardens, the delightful deer park provides a walk with these graceful creatures, complete with 1,000 year old oak trees and a romantic waterfall. The Castle itself is an intriguing place littered with stories of some of Britain’s most famous monarchs and infamous traitors. Guided tours will take you through the magnificently decorated rooms allowing you to marvel at the 16th Century oak ceiling, appreciate the oil painted family portraits and tickle your tastebuds with a 17th Century recipe book created by the Head Housekeeper in the 1600’s. For a more adventurous continuation of your Segway Rally, Log Heights allows adventure seekers to swing between the trees on this high ropes adventure course. Consisting of 11 metre high balance beams, giant ladders, trapezes, and zip wires, this activity is sure to keep the adrenaline running from your Segway experience.
Outside of the grounds of Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire offers a variety of ways to spend your day. The Yorkshire Dales offer a wide range of both challenging and peaceful walks with breathtaking views and are within minutes from Ripley Castle itself. Alternatively the charming spa town of Harrogate offers a fine selection of restaurants ranging from high quality cuisine to hearty gastro pub menus. From local pubs offering local ales, to the Fountains Abbey proudly showcasing the country’s largest monastic ruins, Harrogate offers an enjoyable visit for all with enough to see to keep you occupied for days. For a more bustling continuation of your day York and Leeds can provide a wide selection of shops for you to spend your money in, from high end designers to the more familiar high street names.
For more information on Log Heights or to book your high ropes adventure visit http://www.logheights.co.uk/
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