Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey

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.

Opening hours

Open daily from 10am to 5pm.


Adults: £16.80, children: £8.40

Services & facilities

  • Restrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Charging points for electric cars
  • Gift shop


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