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Explore Fountains Abbey online

posted 27 Jan 2010, 14:42 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 1 Feb 2016, 15:01 ]
Google Street View service now enables you to explore Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal from home.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden is a World Heritage Site. Consisting of the countries largest Cistercian abbey ruins, elegant Georgian water garden carved out of the Skell Valley and ancient medieval deer park. The Abbey fell victim to Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539. Some of the stone from the Abbey ruin was later used to build Fountains Hall. The deer park is the oldest part of the estate, home to over 500 Red, Fallow and Sika deer.

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Call: 01765 608888
Address: Fountains, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY

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