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2. Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden


Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal has the largest abbey ruins in the country and one of England's most spectacular Georgian water gardens.

Explore over 800 acres of beautiful countryside with ten historic buildings including the dramatic ruins of the 12th-century Cistercian Abbey, garden temples, follies and statues and an Elizabethan mansion.

Studley Royal Water Gardens are a delight - huge in scope and influenced by the work of Queen Anne's gardeners, it was built from the 1720's onwards.

Facilities here include a cafe and restaurant, toilets, gift shop, information centre and parking.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden Address: 
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Ripon
HG4 3DY
England, UK

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden Opening Times:
Fountains Abbey, Hall and Water Garden
November - February 10am - 4pm*
March - October 10am - 5pm
Fountains Abbey Mill
January - February 10.30am - 3.30pm *
March - October 10.00am - 5.00pm
November - December 10.30am - 3.30pm *
Deer Park Open Daily during daylight hours, Car Park £3 (free to National Trust members)
St Mary's Church Open daily from Easter until 30 September
12 - 4pm

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden Admission:
*Adult £7.50, Child £4.00, Family £20.00,
NT & English Heritage members & under 5s free

*includes a voluntary 10% donation; visitors can, however, choose to pay the standard admission prices which are displayed at the property and at www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Group Rates
1 to 15 in group £7.50 per adult £4.00 per child
15 to 30 in group £6.50 per adult £3.50 per child
31+ in group £6.00 per adult £3.00 per child

All groups must be pre-booked. Please contact:
Group Visits Organiser, Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon, HG4 3DY

Parking
Visitor centre: free
Studley Royal lakeside:£3 per car.
West Gate: for disabled visitors, free

T +44 (0)1765 643197

F +44 (0)1765 601002

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