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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
Ripon
North Yorkshire

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Sheltered in a secluded valley, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden is one of the most remarkable sites in Europe.

Yorkshire's first World Heritage Site, the estate encompasses the dramatic ruins of a 12th Century Cistercian Abbey; over 10 historic buildings including an Elizabethan Mansion and richly decorated Victorian Church; a Medieval Deer Park; and an elegant 18th Century Georgian garden with water features, follies and superb vistas. Fountains Mill, one of the best surviving examples of a monastic mill has also been open to the public since Summer 2001.

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Nearest UK Airport: Leeds/Bradford
Months Open: Jan - Dec
Admission Price: Adults: £8.25
Children: £4.40
Family: £22
Catering: Restaurant/Café/Refreshments

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