Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust
Fountains Abbey
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 3DY
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey

E-mail

fountainsenquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01765 608888

Fax

01765 601002

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Fountains Abbey
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Cistercian abbey, Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Sacred space

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £8.15 / Child: £4.40 / Family: £20.90 / Group: £7.70

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Water Wheel Workshops

  • 23 November 2014 11:15am-12:15pm, 1:15-2:15pm
  • 7 December 2014 11:15am-12:15pm, 1:15-2:15pm
  • 30 December 2014 11:15am-12:15pm, 1:15-2:15pm

Come and make a 'splash' down by our 800 year old mill as Simon shows you how a water wheel works and gets you to make your own!

It's completely free and there's no need to book beforehand, but spaces are limited so get here early.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event, normal admission charges apply (adult: £9.50, child: £4.75).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Winter Bird Walk

  • 29 November 2014 11am-1pm

Join Robert on a 2 mile walk around the estate to see the birds that make Fountains their home in winter time. Meet at the Visitor Centre.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event, normal admission charges apply (adult: £9.50, child: £4.75).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Estate Trails

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-fountainsabbeyandstudleyroyalwatergarden.htm

Follow the various paths, including the Under the Bridges water trail, around the estate to discover the landscapes making up this World Heritage Site. An Abbey audio tour is also available.

How to obtain

Call 01765 608888 or email fountainsenquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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