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Wow! Wildlife walk

Discover unusual facts about the trees and wildflowers found at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, from the humble dandelion to a great old oak.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join us on this guided walk to find out more about the wildlife and nature around Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. From the flowers that scatter colour across the green canvas, to the birds that enjoy the varied landscape, there is so much to discover on this walk.

This guided exploration is full of surprises for adults and budding young naturalists aged 11+ years.

The walk starts at 2pm and lasts around 1 hour 30 minutes.

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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 your tour guide at the West Gate entrance.

What to bring and wear

Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.

Accessibility

This walk take you across hard standing paths, boggy and steep terrain. The route is not suitable for prams, wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Upcoming events

Event

Garden and abbey tour 

Join one of our volunteer tour guides to see the abbey as the Georgians once did; incorporated into the dramatic designed landscape.

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on
14 Apr to 20 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 12:30
+ 319 other dates or times
Event

Abbey tour 

Join one of our volunteer tour guides to discover more about the largest monastic ruins in the country.

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on
14 Apr to 20 Sep 2024
at
12:00 to 13:00
+ 319 other dates or times
Event

Medieval Industry: bread, beer and wool tour 

Join one of our volunteer tour guides to discover more about the people who lived and worked on the abbey estate.

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on
16 Apr to 28 May 2024
at
14:30 to 15:30
+ 5 other dates or times
Event

Medieval Industry: Mill tour 

Join one of our volunteer tour guides to find out more about the oldest building on the estate.

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on
23 Apr to 4 Jun 2024
at
14:30 to 15:30
+ 3 other dates or times