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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.
At Fountains you can tick off 35 of the National Trust's 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾. We've based all our 2013 kids activities on the 50 things: you'll never be short of things to do. Find out more about the 50 things you can do here.
Monastic Ruin or Romantic Folly?
The iconic abbey can be viewed in one of two ways: a monastic ruin or a romantic folly. This year, we're exploring it further through a series of events.
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Triathlon comes to Fountains
We’re very excited to be hosting a brand new triathlon here on Saturday 21 September. Featuring the world’s leading triathletes Alistair & Jonathan Brownlee, this unique event will be a great experience for both participants and spectators. Watch this space for more information in June.