Ripon

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A cathedral city at the confluence of two rivers, Ripon's medieval roots live on with a 9 PM horn blowing by which to set time.

Ripon is a cathedral city, market town and successor parish in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. It is located at the confluence of two tributaries of the River Ure in the form of the Laver and Skell. The city is noted for its main feature the Ripon Cathedral which is architecturally significant, as well as the Ripon Racecourse and other features such as its market. The city itself is just over 1,300 years old. Ripon is a tourist destination because of its close proximity to the UNESCO World Heritage Site which consists of the Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey. It also contains the theme park Lightwater Valley.
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