Fountains Abbey


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Fountains Abbey

(ˈfaʊntɪns)
n
(Named Buildings) a ruined Cistercian abbey near Ripon in Yorkshire: founded 1132, dissolved 1539; landscaped 1720
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uk Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire: For centuries people have been drawn to this inspiring place with Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.
Visitors can explore the house and gardens at Nostell Priory in Wake-field for free on Saturday while on the same day Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site, promises surprises in its 'lost places trail.
August will see visits to the centennial fair in Harrogate, to Studley Royal and Fountains Abbey.
uk FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL WATER GARDEN, YORKSHIRE Settings don't get much more spectacular than this National Trust property near Ripon.
Antiques Roadshow BBC1, 8pm Fiona Bruce and the team travel to Fountains Abbey near Ripon in North Yorkshire, where members of the public bring along their treasured antiques and collectibles to hear their stories and find out their worth.
NORTH YORKSHIRE: National Trust Cottages (0844 800 2070) offers seven nights' self-catering from Aug 31 at one of five cottages at Hill How, sleeping two plus cot, near Fountains Abbey, Ripon, from pounds 662, a 15 per cent discount.
Water site The impressive Unesco World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal is nearby.
30pm) You are cordially invited to view Yorkshire's most stunning wedding venue, as Ade Edmondson goes to Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage site.
There is stunning Fountains Abbey (01765 608888, fountainsabbey.
Activities on offer include an International Dawn Chorus Day walk at Penrhyn Castle in Gwynedd, Blickling Hall's Bluebell weekend including guided walks and Pond Life day at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire where children can go pond-dipping and then wander into the deep park.
This area, once the heart of Britain's industrial economy, has more sharp contrasts than many areas its size: from the sprawl of Leeds to the Yorkshire Dales, from hills to moorland, from spas such as Harrogate to the ruins of Fountains Abbey.
lt;p>The sites include Yorkshire's Fountains Abbey, Corfe Castle in Dorset and Downhill Demesne in Northern Ireland.