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Help the rangers: BioBlitz

Help celebrate Great Big Green Week by joining this BioBlitz through Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join us in celebrating Great Big Green Week.

Become a wildlife explorer for a day and help the rangers with a BioBlitz through Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, hunting for all the different wildlife that live here.

Meet the rangers in the play area before setting off on your adventure. What bugs, beasties and birds will you find?

After you have finished your adventure, return to the gazebo and show the ranger team what you have found. Chat with the rangers and learn how to identify different species!

Drop in any time between 10am - 4pm. The rangers will provide you with equipment before you set off on your adventure.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Meeting point

Meet the rangers at the gazebo in the play area. Drop in any time between 10am - 4pm. They will provide you with equipment before you set off on your adventure.

What to bring and wear

Please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. We recommend wearing long or waterproof trousers as you may wish to wander on mixed terrain and through long grass.

Accessibility

There is level access from the visitor centre car park to the gazebo station in the play area. There are hard standing paths through the estate suitable for prams, wheelchairs and mobility scooters. There is a steep 15-20% gradient from the visitor centre to the abbey and water garden. This is not recommended for wheelchair or mobility vehicle users.

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