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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.

Easter holiday fun

Seek our golden egg this Easter  © Line Lundkvist

Seek our golden egg this Easter

Join us for trails, egg hunts, craft activities and an egg-and-spoon race across abbey green.

Spring into action

Discover something new with every step © National Trust/Arhel de Serra

Discover something new with every step

 We've got a new 50 things map to help you explore the abbey, water garden and deer park.

Discover new views in the water garden

Breath-taking views around every corner © National Trust/Arhel de Serra

Breath-taking views around every corner

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

Tour de France

The world's biggest cycle race has its Grand Depart here in Yorkshire © National Trust/Arhel de Serra

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.

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

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.

Celebrate spring

Join us for a spring wildlife walk © Jonathan Pow

Join us for a spring wildlife walk

Revel in the changing seasons and see the estate waking up from its winter slumber

Parkrun

Get your running shoes on... © Jonathan Pow

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 © Jonathan Pow

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 © Jonathan Pow

A light bite in Fountains Restaurant

Our mouth-watering menus change every month

This Easter...

5 April - 22 April, 10am - 5pm

This Easter there's so much to enjoy at Fountains you can take your pick...

Join our golden egg hunt, discover a lost language, or get crafty making some wonderful windows.

Over the bank holiday weekend, follow the clues and find the hidden giant eggs on our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail.

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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