Things to do in Ripon

North Yorkshire is a wonderful place to visit with family and friends. If you're thinking of visiting Treetop Nets in Ripon, why not make it a weekend of outdoor adventure and camp at one of the many picturesque campsites nearby?  Run wild in the trees at Treetop Nets then finish the day off toasting marshmallows on a barbeque and running around beneath the stars. This is what memories are made of. 

We are just a short drive away from the National Trust's magnificent Fountain's Abbey. For a perfect day out, we would recommend visiting Treetop Nets in the morning before heading over to Fountain's Abbey in Studley for a walk and picnic in their stunning grounds. There are lots of nooks and crannies to explore in the ruined abbey. 

If you want to stay over, we love Sleningford Watermill campsite. A brilliant family friendly site just minutes from our Lightwater Valley site and you can camp by the river on their lovely grassy pitches and enjoy the beautiful scenery. You can also take a walk to a nearby pub for a well-earned tea after your day out at Treetops.

Whilst we serve lovely Yorkshire ice cream in our cafe, ice cream lovers might also enjoy a trip to Brymor Dairy where you can enjoy their delicious ice cream made with milk from their cows. 

If a day at Treetops hasn't tired you out, you can also take the children clambering at Brimham Rocks. These huge rocks look like a giant's playground and are great fun! 

North Yorkshire is blessed with many beautiful villages and brilliant places to visit. We guarantee a weekend over in this neck of the woods will be quality time very well spent.