An evening ‘in discussion’ with Joe Cornish, Fiona Reynolds & Mark Newman

Enjoy an evening of conversation on nature, beauty and history followed by an opportunity to see the landscape photography exhibition by Joe Cornish and a sunset stroll around the estate.

  • Booking essential

Join the conversation and listen to guest speakers Joe Cornish, renowned landscape photographer, Dame Fiona Reynolds, former Director General of the National Trust and Mark Newman, National Trust archaeologist and author of The Wonder of the North. After learning about the nature, beauty and history of this special place you'll be able to enjoy a sunset stroll around the abbey and water gardens to snap your own photos and reflect on the discussion.


Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Tickets are priced at £10 per person
Meeting point
The event will take place in the walled garden opposite Fountains Hall. The landscape photography exhibition is on display in nearby Fountains Mill and in the garden buildings (a 30 minute walk away).
What to bring and wear
This is an outdoor event so please dress for the weather. Seating will be provided.
Please get in touch on (01765) 608888 if you have any access requirements.
Please park at the West Gate car park. Postcode HG4 3DZ

Contact Info

Fountains Abbey
Call 01765 608888

Upcoming events

Wood print art exhibition

Sat 21 May 2022
See an exhibition of beautiful tree prints from artist printmaker Shona Branigan in the summer house opposite Fountains Hall.

Tree listening installation

Sat 21 May 2022
Discover what happens behind the bark of a tree with the Tree Listening Installation.

Still Time to Wonder. A new exhibition by Joe Cornish

Sat 21 May 2022
Imagine a stillness which will likely never come to this place again. Through the lens of Joe Cornish, explore the tactile beauty of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal over three years and during the silence of the coronavirus lockdown.

Wood printing drop in activity

Sat 21 May 2022
Have a go at tree printing with artist Shona Branigan.

Abbey tour

Sat 21 May 2022
If these walls could talk...unearth the monastic secrets of a great abbey and the daily routines of the monks who lived here on this guided tour.

Garden and Abbey Tour

Sun 22 May 2022
Fountains Abbey became the greatest folly of all when John Aislabie created his water garden at Studley Royal. See the abbey as the Georgians did on this guided tour.