Fountains Abbey and a Boxing Day walk

Little Red Robin
Little Red Robin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pictures should say it all, fresh air, no shops, no sales, no internet, no crowds,no television; just the beautiful countryside.

Every year on Boxing Day, after a short service, hundreds of pilgrims walk from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal, just as the pilgrim monks did in1132; what better thing to do but join them?

Our Christmas presents to each other were to renew our NT membership and get out and about more across Yorkshire in the new year, so lets start on our own doorstep at this amazing place.

Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey

Multi colours at Fountains Abbey

Multi colours at Fountains Abbey
Multi colours at Fountains Abbey

fountains abbey mrs B in grounds of Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal

Swans in grounds of Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal
Swans in grounds of Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal
Chair in grounds of Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal
Chair in grounds of Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal
Studley Royal
Studley Royal
Studley Royal gardens
Studley Royal
Studley Royal gardens
Studley Royal gardens
Food and drink in Studley Roger for pilgrims on Boxing Day
Food and drink left out for pilgrims on Boxing Day

 

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