Welcome to Ripley Village, Surrey
Ripley a quaint and picturesque village in the heart of Surrey is steeped in History dating back to the 12th Century, with many old buildings and a wealth to discover. Information booklets can be found in the village cafes to help you understand more about the village and its history.
In addition to the historic buildings, it is here that the wonder drug penicillin was first developed for civilian use during the Second World War. Lord Nelson is also said to have frequented Ripley on his journey from London to Portsmouth, one of his captains is even buried at the village church. Home to some of England's finest cricketers, its local cricket club is on the village green and has been since c.1749. It is one of the oldest crickets clubs in the world on record and still holds regular matches to this day. Ripley is also famous for being the birthplace of rock-star Eric Clapton and boasts no fewer than seven great pubs within a mile and a half radius, some of these establishments dating as far back as the 15th century.
Free Informal Wine, Spirits & Delicatessen Tastings Saturday 19th August 2017 – noon to 7pm – Free Friends & Winelovers, why not pop by and sample some of our fine brand products on Saturday 19th August 2017 free of charge any time from noon until 7pm. We’ll have a number of delicious wines and epicurean delicatessen delicacies available to sample throughout…Read More
Ripley Antique & Collectors Fair, Sunday 20th August – 9.30am to 4pm – a very good mix of Antiques and Collectables. It is very well attended, and has been running for over 30 years. In the summer it has outside stalls, and all year round with good refreshments. The fair is usually on the third Sunday of each month. Admission…Read More
On the last Sunday of every month, our Chef Mike Wall-Palmer showcases the new set menu as a special 5 course tasting dinner. 6pm to 8pm. You have a chance to preview our new menu in full before it is fully launched. Mike takes seasonal ingredients and works with The Anchor team to provide new…Read More
A huge well done to Ripley Curry Garden for their win a the Welcome Skills Awards – another great Ripley Village win, again well done!Read More
Cellar Wines have won the coverted Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award. This is a magnificent achievement for one of our village businesses – congratulations and well done! More information here www.cellarwines.co.uk/sbsRead More
Over 8 weeks. Over 65,000 Surrey Businesses. 27 categories. 135 finalists. 15,000 individual voters. 35,000 votes cast. And 2 amazing winners and 1 amazing second place from Ripley Village! Today celebrated Surrey’s brilliant independent businesses with High Clandon Estate Vineyard’s award-winning Cuvée Aurora Rosè overlooking the wildflower meadow and vineyard from High Clandon’s stunning glass…Read More
16th June 2017, 17:00 – NEWS! Hot off the Press – We’ve winners in the village! At the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017 two Ripley businesses came first in their categories and another came second place runner up – Amazing! They fought off tough competition to get to the finals and were then shortlisted against the top five Surrey businesses in their respective…Read More