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Two easy walks that take you round all the Civic Society's green plaques around the city. Find out about Ripon's buildings and history from this 24-page, full-colour publication.

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Six walks in Ripon and beyond have been published by Ripon Civic Society and Ripon Ramblers.
Walk Fisherman cover Walk Hornblower cover Walk Mayors cover

Walk Millers cover Walk Monks cover Walk Navigator cover

Ghost Stories book coverGhosts of Ripon and other intriguing tales

by Maurice Taylor
published 2008

The Historic Streets of Ripon
by Maurice Taylor
published 2007

Two Walks Around Ripon
published 1995

About Historic Ripon
two walks around the city
by Maurice Taylor
published 1983

For information on the availability of any of these publications please contact us.



ThecoverofSecretRipon-small.jpgDavid Winpenny, former Chairman of Ripon Civic Society, has written 'Secret Ripon', a guide to the buildings and history of the city.  It is available at The Little Ripon Bookshop, Westgate, Ripon Tourist Information Center in the Town Hall and all bookshops.  It is published by Amberley.

'Up to a Point' CoverAlso by David Winpenny is 'Up to a Point - in search of pyramids in Britain and Ireland.'    It costs £24.99 and is available postage and packing free by e-mailing info@winpennypr.co.uk

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