Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Fountains Abbey is a World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside near Ripon in North Yorkshire. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage - with a.Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.
Discover the magnificent 12th-century abbey ruins and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill.
Amble through the beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, complete with neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views.
Delight in the richly decorated Victorian St Mary's church and take time out to relax in the Reading Room in Elizabethan Fountains Hall.
Complete a great day out for all the family by exploring the Medieval deer park.
Find out more about Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal on the National Trust website.
Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays all year: Service 139 from Ripon
Monday to Saturday all year: YorBus pre-bookable service
Summer Sundays until 23rd October 2022: DalesBus 822 from Pocklington, York and Ripon
Summer Sundays (service now finished for 2022 season): Eastern DalesBus 825 from Harrogate
It's a pleasant walk of around four miles from Ripon City Centre to Fountains Abbey - click here for more information.