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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

Summer of Play 

Get ready for a Summer of Play at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, sponsored by Starling bank

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on
20 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 43 other dates or times
Event

A Landscape Painter's Perspective: Peter M. Hicks 

Explore Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal through the eyes of one of the north's leading landscape artists this summer. 'A Landscape Painter's Perspective' is a new art exhibition by Peter M. Hicks.

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on
20 Jul to 11 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 22 other dates or times
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
20 Jul to 20 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 12:30
+ 125 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
20 Jul to 20 Sep 2024
at
12:00 to 13:00
+ 125 other dates or times