The Shoot at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
On most Fridays each November, December and January, we’re obliged to close the abbey and water garden for Studley Royal Shoot, which is entirely separate to the National Trust.
Studley Royal Shoot owns the freehold shooting rights at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Their arrangement to shoot on the estate is entirely separate to the National Trust.
Step back into a dramatic past and imagine what life would have been like for the monks lived here, and learn how Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal became one.
The ruins of Fountains Abbey are truly something to behold. Discover what to see when you come face to face with some of the oldest abbey ruins in the country.
The evocative ruins of the abbey are set beside the grounds of Studley Royal, a medieval deer park in Yorkshire. It was declared Yorkshire’s first World Heritage Site in 1986.