Things to see & do

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What's on

On Saturdays 4 October - 1 November you can see the abbey all aglow for Fountains by Floodlight.

There are new exhibitions of work by local artists, workshops, guided tours and walks to enjoy too...

For families

From wildlife spotting to family nature walks and fun in our play area, there's something for the whole family.

Start your 50 things adventure this autumn with bug box workshops and geocaching taster days.

Colourful days out

  • Follow paths through colourful woodland © Chris Lacey

    Grab your walking boots and explore the estate

  • Follow paths through colourful woodland © Ainley Bisby

    Explore the park to spot red, fallow and sika deer

  • Find heritage varieties of apple in the orchard © Paul Harris

    Discover the orchard with its heritage apple trees

  • See changing exhibitions in Fountains Hall © Julie Butterworth

    See our new exhibition of work by Julie Butterworth

  • Enjoy the flavours of the season in our restaurant © NTPL/Julie Butterworth

    Warm up in the cafe with a tasty soup or hearty stew

Celebrate autumn

See Fallow, Sika and Red Deer in the deer park

Explore the deer park and look out for wildlife beneath the canopy of changing leaves.

Find out more about the deer rut on a deer rut walk or join us on a walk through the estate to celebrate autumn.

Get out walking

We've miles of footpaths and trails to explore and walking routes to download so you can find your own way through this beautiful landscape.

Autumn is a special time to visit the estate, so what are you waiting for?

It's never too early...

...to think about Christmas!

You can book to enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch in our restaurant this festive season. Our shop is already stocked with Christmas goodies perfect for browsing and present buying too.

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