Ripon Cathedral has been a remarkable part of the story of faith in northern England for 1,300 years. It was founded by St Wilfrid, one of the most influential people in Anglo-Saxon England, who had the first stone church on this site built in 642 AD. Its crypt remains for you to explore at the heart of the present Cathedral. Journey with Wilfrid through the story of the Cathedral, and through your own pilgrimage. Discover art, architecture and treasures spanning the centuries and the personal stories of those who have worshipped here from Wilfrid's time to the present day.