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Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park

A World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside, offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage.

Discover the magnificent 12th-century abbey ruins and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill.

Amble through the beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, complete with Neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views.

Delight in the richly decorated Victorian St Mary's Church and take time out to relax in the Reading Room in Elizabethan Fountains Hall.

Complete a great day out for all the family by exploring the medieval Deer Park.

Get Medieval & Go Georgian

See Fountains ages brought to life with crafts, dance and cookery © Rosa Mundi

See Fountains ages brought to life with crafts, dance and cookery

We're having an all-singing, all-dancing World Heritage weekend this May bank holiday.

Start your 50 things adventure this May

Make a kite and see it take flight © John Millar

Make a kite and see it take flight

Little fingers can get busy in our herb garden, make a kite, have a go at den building or geocaching or head out on a family bike ride.

Tour de France

The world's biggest cycle race has its Grand Depart here in Yorkshire © John Millar

The world's biggest cycle race has its Grand Depart here in Yorkshire

We're super excited about the 'Grand Depart' from Yorkshire this year, and we're hosting some great cycling-related events here too.

Discover new views in the water garden

Breath-taking views around every corner © John Millar

Breath-taking views around every corner

You'll find eye-catching vistas of Octagon Tower newly revealed in the water garden.

Tours and walks...

New spring tours include 'Riches to Ruins' to downfall of this great abbey © Chris Lacey

New spring tours include 'Riches to Ruins' to downfall of this great abbey

Our new season tours and walks will take you on a journey through 800 years of history

Explore the deer park

The deer park is home to ancient trees and woodland walks © Brian Muelaner

The deer park is home to ancient trees and woodland walks

...and find some grand old oaks, elegant lime avenues and our monstrous cherry tree, one of the Queen's top 50 trees.

New this year

Unlock the secrets of the hidden herb garden © Chris Lacey

Unlock the secrets of the hidden herb garden

The herb garden will be open daily from 1 March, a beautiful haven beneath the facade of Fountains Hall.

Parkrun

Get your running shoes on... © Chris Lacey

Get your running shoes on...

From beginners to Olympians, parkruns are open to all. We'll be hosting regular 5km parkruns from Sat 1 March, you just need to register before your first run.

Decorative garden range in the shop

Enjoy a unique shopping experience in the largest NT shop in the region © Chris Lacey

Enjoy a unique shopping experience in the largest NT shop in the region

Seasonal stock arrives in our shop every couple of weeks

Taste fresh flavours in our restaurant

A light bite in Fountains Restaurant © Chris Lacey

A light bite in Fountains Restaurant

Our mouth-watering menus change every month

Useful information

Have your say

This year we’re reviewing our World Heritage Site Management Plan.

Before we put pen to paper, we’d like your input into what you think our priorities should be. 

Stay with us

Yorkshire is one of the top places to visit in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2014’

Our cottages are situated in stunning surroundings, you can read more and book online here. 

Get married here

Choose from a range of civil ceremony and reception venues for your big day, and discover breathtaking locations for your wedding photos when you book your celebration with us. 

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