Events

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Discover Fountains this spring...

Celebrate the new season and join one of our guided tours or come along on a nature walk.

If you've got a taste for adventure join us this Easter for school holiday fun.

Bring the whole family and tag along on a Spring family nature walk or get your wellies on and head out on a deer watch.

Find a new display in Fountains Hall and experience Harrogate International Youth Festival performing in the abbey.

Full details of all our events can be found below.

Easter fun

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

Join our golden egg hunt, discover a lost language, or get crafty making some wonderful windows.

Try den building and geocaching, follow our Easter weekend Cadbury Easter Egg Trail, and get involved in some Easter Eggsploits!

For nature lovers

See Fallow, Sika and Red Deer in the deer park

Celebrate spring on our Wildlife Walk, or set your alarm early and join us for an Early Birds Walk.

You can head out on a Deer Watch in the medieval deer park to spot Red, Fallow and Sika deer.

Tour de France

The worldâ¿¿s biggest cycle race, the Tour de France has its Grand Depart in  

 We're super excited about the 'Grand Depart' from Yorkshire this year, and we're hosting some cycle-related events here too...

Meet Rob Penn

Its all about the bike... 

Author, TV presenter and cyclist Rob Penn has ridden around the world and biked across Wales in the dark, we can't wait to hear all his two wheel tales.

Family bike ride

Enjoy a day out on your bike © David Levenson

As part of Tour de France fever we're offering all you aspiring Bradley Wiggins' the rare opportunity to cycle around the ruins of Fountains Abbey!

Tour de Cinema

Yorkshire Festivalâ¿¿s Tour de Cinema brings film to stunning locations © National Trust / Tour de Cinema

We're showing some great films down on the west green of the abbey; movies plucked from archive documentaries to the latest in contemporary cinema.

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