Fountains Abbey Gardens in Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey Gardens, near Ripon

This superb landscape gardens at Fountains Abbey were designed by John Aislabee.

Fountains Abbey and Garden has elegant ornamental lakes, avenues, temples and cascades which provide a succession of unforgettable vistas but with an air of peace and tranquillity.
The landscape includes the spectacular remains of 12th century Fountains Abbey, the Elizabethan Fountains Hall and a medieval deer park.
Fountains Abbey dates from the 12th century and the grounds are one of the finest landscape gardens in the world and was made a World Heritage site in 1986.

Fountains Abbey Gardens Opening Times - see latest information by visiting website.
Normally open all year daily. Snowdrop season begins in February.
Visit Fountains Abbey website for full details. Disabled access, shop, restaurant.


  • Telephone: 01765 608888
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  • Street: Studeley Royal Water Garden and Fountains Abbey
  • Postcode: HG4 3DY
  • City: Ripon
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Country: United Kingdom


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