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; incorporated into the dramatic designed landscape.
Tours run every Saturday and Sunday until Sunday 31 March 2024
Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.Check admission prices
- Meeting point
Meet at the Porter's Lodge which is a 10-15 minute walk from the Visitor Centre and West Gate entrances whilst from the Studley ticket office it is a 20-30 minute walk.
- What to bring and wear
Please wear sturdy footwear.
Access to the abbey is across a level grassy green. When the grass is particularly wet this can be impassable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and prams. We have a portable hearing loop available to hire, free of charge, for guided tours. Please call 01765 608888 to book. Please collect from your tour guide at Porter's Lodge. You can use this with a hearing aid set to 'T' or with headphones.
This tour will last approx. 1.5 hours. Unfortunately, sometimes our guides aren't available and we have to cancel tours. Please ask the admission staff on your arrival for the tour schedule that day.