Fountains, Ripon, United Kingdom
Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best-preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England with a rich history. The Abbey was founded in 1132 by thirteen Benedictine monks from St Mary’s Abbey in York. And when you're there, be sure to visit the 18th-century Water Garden.
There are many events held during the year at this site.
Open daily from 10am to 5pm.