Congratulations on your engagement

Fountains Abbey is a stunning location for your wedding, giving you and your guests a truly memorable day.

You can hire the romantic setting of Fountains Hall for your wedding ceremony and have celebratory drinks and canapes in the private walled garden overlooking the River Skell.

Then enjoy the atmospheric abbey ruins and elegant 18th century gardens at your leisure, making the most of this World Heritage Site for your wedding photographs.

Contact us today to start planning your special day.

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Is Fountains Abbey your special place?

Find the beautiful Banqueting House set for a sparkling afternoon tea

Find the beautiful Banqueting House set for a sparkling afternoon tea

The perfect proposal

If you're planning a picture-perfect proposal, you can surprise your loved one by popping the question in our beautiful Banqueting House, tucked away in the elegant Studley Royal Water Garden.

Choose the right moment amongst the views and the peaceful setting then enjoy a celebratory sparkling afternoon tea inside the 18th Century Banqueting House. 

The perfect proposal

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Treasure the memories of your special day

For more information get in touch, download our wedding brochure or book for a personal show round. You'll find everything you want to know about getting married here.

Wedding brochure

Hire information

A romantic stroll through the abbey

Our simple package prices include venue hire and make booking your wedding with us even easier.

Stay with us

Our cosy cottages and stylish apartments are just on-hand. We have places for 2 to 10 people, or book all 5 cottages at nearby How Hill sleeping 24 people in total.

Engagement and pre-wedding photos

A stunning view around every corner

If you're holding your wedding ceremony elsewhere but would like to come to Fountains for your engagement or pre-wedding photos, please ensure you get in touch in advance to book.

We always like to make sure that your day is special to you by only booking one pre-engagement shoot on any day. There is a charge of £50 to pay plus normal admission. 

Engagement and pre-wedding photos

Wedding day photographs

A stunning backdrop for your wedding photos

If you're not holding your wedding ceremony here but you'd like to make Fountains the backdrop for your wedding day photos you'll need to get in touch to book.

We'd like to make sure your special day goes to plan, and we do need to ensure that couples getting married here at Fountains have exclusivity. There's a charge of £250 plus normal admission.

Wedding photographs

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Saying I do

Sometimes it's easier to just chat things through, and our team are on hand to work with you to create the perfect day. 

Call Annette on 01765 643197 or email to start planning your day.