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F. Tate and Sons is located at Larkhill Nurseries to the west of Ripon. We are just off the B6265/Studley Road, which is about a five minute drive from Ripon Cathedral and Ripon market place.

Directions, by car:

From Leeds. You can take the M1/A1M north from Leeds. Leave at junction 48 onto the A6055 for Ripon. At the second roundabout take the A168, the first exit. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the B6265. Stay on the B6265 (through two roundabouts) following signs to Pateley Bridge, F. Tate and Sons is on the right.

From Harrogate. Take the A61 north from Harrogate towards Ripley. Stay on the A61, until you get to Ripon. You can follow the A61/Ripon By-pass, joining the B6265 by taking the first exit at the second roundabout. Or drive into Ripon along Harrogate Road, turning left onto Skellbank, off Low Skellgate, before joining the B6265.

From Knaresborough. Take the B6165 until it joins the A61 just south of Ripley, and follow directions from Harrogate above. Alternatively, leave Knaresborough on Boroughbridge Road heading for Farnham. At Farnham turn right at the first T-junction onto Farnham Lane, and almost immediately left onto Copgrove Lane. Head for Copgrove, then Bishop Monkton, where the road becomes Knaresborough Road, which joins the Ripon By-Pass, turn right onto the By-Pass and leave at the second roundabout by the first exit to join the B6256, which will take you to Tate’s on the far side of Ripon – follow signs for Fountain’s Abbey and Pateley Bridge.

From Thirsk. The quickest way from Thirsk is on the A68. Take the A68 towards Dishforth, following it as it becomes the A167, then the A168, which crosses the A1M. Stay on the A168, following signs for Ripon, until, at a roundabout, you join the A6108, which takes you south in Ripon. This road becomes North Road. Turn right into Marshall Way, at the next roundabout take the first exit into Blossomgate, which turns right, becoming Park Street. Follow Park Street until you reach a mini roundabout, when you should take the first exit onto Studley Road, the B6256, which takes you to Tate’s on the right.

From Northallerton. Take the A167 south from Northallerton, turning right onto the A61 at a roundabout just south of Sandhutton. The A61 will take you to Ripon, becoming the Ripon By-Pass, which you should leave at the first roundabout onto the B6265, which will take you to Tate’s, following signs for Pateley Bridge and Fountains Abbey.

From York. Leave York on the A59, following signs to the A168, which you should join heading north. Leave the A168 just north of Kirby Hill, taking the first exit at the roundabout onto the B6265. The B6265 will take you to Ripon and through it to Tate’s. Follow signs for Pateley Bridge and Fountains Abbey. From Boroughbridge. Leave Boroughbridge on Roecliff Lane to the A168, joining at the roundabout to turn right to the north. At the next roundabout/junction, turn left onto the B6265, which will takeyou to Ripon. Stay on the B6265 through Ripon, following signs to Fountains Abbey and Pateley Bridge to reach Tate’s on the right, just to the east of Ripon.

From Masham. From Masham take the A1608 south, taking you to Ripon via West Tanfield, North Stainley and North Lees. At Ripon, turn right at the roundabout onto North Road/North Street. From North Street, turn right at a roundabout onto Marshall Way, go through one roundabout before taking the first exit at the next roundabout onto Blossomgate. Blossomgate turns right to become Park Street. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the B6265/Studley Road. Stay on the B6265 for Pateley Bridge until you see Tate’s to your right.

From Pateley Bridge. Leave Pateley Bridge on the B6265, heading for Ripon through Risplith. Shortly after you’ve seen Studley Roger signposted off to the right, Tate’s is on the left.

From Bedale. Leave Bedale on the B6285, onto the A6055, until joining the A61 for Ripon. Stay on the A61, joining the A6108 (named Sharow Lane, then North Road). Take a right into Marshall Way, go through one roundabout and at the next roundabout take the first exit onto Blossomgate. Blossomgate turns right to become Park Street. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the B6265/Studley Road. Stay on the B6265 for Pateley Bridge until you see F. Tate & Sons, Larkhill Nurseries to your right.

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