Group visits to Fountains Abbey

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Groups of visitors have been coming to Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal since the 18th-century. Come and find out what makes this World Heritage Site so special.

Group visits

Open all year, a visit can last from a few hours to a full day. We welcome groups of all sizes and discounts apply to groups over 15.
If you're visiting with a group, you'll need to let us know you're coming. Without advance booking we can't guarantee that we'll be able to accommodate your group and you won't qualify for a discount. 
Contact us to make a booking and find out more on 01765 643197 or by email

Group benefits

  • Complimentary admission voucher for your familiarisation visit
  • Free entry for tour leader and driver on the day of your group visit
  • Coach meet and greet available on request
  • Free parking at the visitor centre
  • Refreshment voucher for coach drivers

Group visit information

We're open every day except 24 & 25 December and Fridays November - February. Group prices are reviewed annually and may have changed slightly by the time of your visit, find current prices online or call. Group admission rates (16+) are £15.20 per adult and £7.60 per child.

Guided tours

Our guided tours bring this remarkable place to life. Pre-booked tours will take you on a journey through 800 years of history. Specialist and foreign language tours can also be arranged.


Walking in autumn sun at Fountains Abbey

What you need to know for your visit 

Spend a few hours exploring the ruins of Fountains Abbey before following the river down to the sprawling water garden. Don't stop there though! With the medieval deer park and surrounding countryside to discover too, there's enough to fill an entire day. Find out what you need to know for your visit here.