Early Years and Key Stage 1

Our Thomas Stories workshop is deal for EYFS and KS1 and can be self-led

History, story telling, nature or art – we have lots to offer our youngest school visitors.

Take part in a sensory trail or explore the huge variety of wildlife from minibeasts to mammals.

Primary schools key stage 2

Make like a monk for the day...

Dress up as monk to find out about the abbey, create amazing art works, or enjoy the nature on the estate on a sensory trail.

There are so many learning opportunities at Fountains Abbey.

Secondary schools key stage 3 and 4

Our skilled and knowledgeable guides bring subjects to life for students.

The history of the abbey, mill and Hall is rich and well documented, and the site's architecture and landscape is a great inspiration for art workshops.

School workshops and summer seasonal fun

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A day of discovery at Fountains Abbey

A day of discovery at Fountains Abbey

Self-led visits

We have plenty of resources to help you explore this beautiful place.

Have a look at our self-led resources covering a range of topics e.g. history, trees, bird-spotting and maths.

You can also hire our monks robes.

Print off a map and plan your day, your way.