Facilities & access


  • Restaurant - serving estate venison when in season
  • Tea-room - with lakeside views
  • Shop and plant centre
  • Free parking at visitor centre
  • Pay and display parking at Studley Royal deer park
  • Coach parking at visitor centre only. Access off B6265
  • Suitable for school groups - education room
  • Dogs - we welcome responsible dog owners. Please keep dogs on a short lead and 'scoop their poop'. Help us take care of buildings by not taking dogs inside.

Family & children

  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Play area near visitor centre
  • Children's activities
  • Children's quiz/trail in school holidays


  • Designated mobility parking at visitor centre and West Gate. Access vehicle to all admission points
  • No wheelchair access from visitor centre to abbey; use West Gate car park or access vehicle from visitor centre
  • Level access into abbey and mill. NB some access over lawn. Many steps with handrails to Fountains Hall. Ramp into St Mary's Church
  • Adapted toilets at visitor centre, tea-room, near Fountains Hall and Studley Royal car park
  • Partly accessible grounds, steep slopes, some cobbles. Map of accessible route. Main areas on level ground. Upper footpaths restricted preventing full circular tour. Six wheelchairs - booking essential
  • Three mobility scooters available on a first come first served basis, booking essential. Call the estate office on 01765 608888.