The city of Ripon is located only 4 miles away from Barker Business Park. Ripon is a beautiful market town that was founded over 1300 years ago, and is famous as an old Cathedral City. The city of Ripon is filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs, and also boasts many historical buildings and museums, including Ripon Cathedral, the Wakeman’s House, Studley Royal, Fountains Abbey and Ripon Spa Gardens. A market is held every Thursday on the Ripon market square next to its 300 year old Obelisk, where the Hornblower will sound his horn at 9 o’clock every night.
Ripon has a thriving business community and you should find everything you need for your business locally on your doorstep.
Also to bare in mind for corporate events or staff outings is that Ripon has a Race Course which is known as the Garden Race Course. It has 14 days of flat racing through the months April to August, and is a popular venue for local race goers.
Ripon also has a leisure centre, swimming pool, tennis club, various health clubs, 18 hole golf course and driving range.