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 Central and secluded self catering accommodation, 3 minutes walk from the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Ripon, gateway to the Yorkshire Dales national park.
About Introduction


Skell Gardens is a delightfully restored and refurbished cosy cottage, set in the heart of Ripon, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Through the iron gates of Skell Gardens you will find the house and cottage garden with outdoor seating, private parking for two cars and a view of the historic Cathedral.  

Ripon is essentially a market town, graced with city status due to its fabulous Cathedral. Surrounded by countryside, with atmospheric walks on your doorstep, entrenched in ancient history and the perfect spot to discover Yorkshire.

From April until October we offer week long stays.

(During winter months we can accommodate shorter breaks)

Sheila and Neill have carefully curated the space for the comfort and enjoyment of guests in this two bedroomed property. You can read details about each room on The Cottage page and view images of the property on the Gallery page.


For any enquiries please get in touch below.

"Excellent cottage, beautifully set up with everything you could need for a warm comfortable stay. Truly a home from home. Lots of nice touches, such as the welcome pack on the table, fresh flowers and the wood burner set up ready to go. A little gem in Ripon!"


Welcome Pack


Locally sourced (where available) produce to help you acclimatise.



Garden with seating area and summerhouse storage for leisure equipment.



Private road to gravel drive and parking for two cars.

Central Location


Just 3 minutes walk to the market square, shops and museums and scenic river and canal walks.

Bathroom & Wet-room


Luxurious traditionally styled bathroom with overhead shower and downstairs wet-room with walk-in rain shower.

Wood Burner


Log burning stove and gas central heating.



Stay connected,  or broadcast to the world the virtues of North Yorkshire!

Utilities Area


Boot room with  plenty of space for muddy shoes and separate washer and dryer.

Smart TV & DVD player

If you get snowed in or just fancy relaxing on an evening, our smart tv has freeview and online catch-up services. If you have a subscription to Netflix, you can use the tv to sign-in to your account.

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