Useful Links - The Black Sheep Brewery in Masham. - Theakstons Brewery in Masham. - Website dedicated to Ripon, including tourist information, local businesses etc. - Website of Ripon Racecourse, where over 300 years of horse racing has taken place. - Visit Newby Hall in Ripon, one of Britain's finest Adam Houses. - Ripon Cathedral is one of Ripon's finest buildings, dating from AD 672. - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden is a great family day out. - Ripon City Golf Club, for all golf lovers! - Fancy something to eat? Try Lockwoods for a delicious experience of traditional flavours. - Independant accreditation scheme to recognise excellence in the service of real ale. - Campaign for real ale.