Harrogate's getting its own Monopoly - here are 10 reasons why Ripon deserves one too

We now know Harrogate's getting its own version of Monopoly, hitting the shelves in October - but let's face it, Ripon has so much going for it, we reckon our city would make a fantastic edition too...

Friday, 29th March 2019, 3:02 pm
Updated Friday, 29th March 2019, 3:08 pm
Ripon's full of attractions for residents and visitors alike.

With so much to offer for both residents and visitors alike, there'd be plenty of landmarks and places of interest to fill up all those spaces on the board - so here are just some of the reasons why Ripon would be a great place to launch a Monopoly.

Streets like this would proudly feature on a Ripon Monopoly, surely
You wouldn't struggle to find places to feature on the Monopoly board, for sure.

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The teams who decide on where a Monopoly should go are always looking for towns or cities that take great pride in their area - we have that in abundance.
We're spoilt for choice when it comes to stunning historic buildings - too many to list, in fact.
From the Ripon hornblowers to the Ripon bellman, our city is steeped in history, and has some fascinating traditions to shout about.
We reckon the Workhouse Museum, Courthouse and Prison and Police Museum would make fab additions to the board - maybe players could go to jail at the prison museum
Ripon's used to welcoming visitors from across the country and the world, and has taken centre stage for many big events like Yorkshire Day and the Tour de Yorkshire. Monopoly would bring more great publicity.
From the Spa Gardens to canal walks and Hell Wath, we reckon there'd be plenty of parks and green spaces represented on the Monopoly board.
It's hard to think of a sport that isn't represented in Ripon.
Will Ripon get its own Monopoly? Only time will tell...