Celebrated a birthday here with 17 friends and it was the perfect space. Gorgeous inside with lovely grounds too - and plenty of room for everyone.
Prompt check in. Lovely staff. Fantastic food. The carvery was plentiful, delicious and excellent value for money. Good quality breakfast, which was a hot and cold buffet but fresh and good choice. Bedrooms are a bit dated but clean.
very nice clean friendly staff nothing is to much trouble have stayed here a few times now and I could not be happier
Outstanding! Me and my Wife stayed for 3 nights and this is by far the best hotel we have stayed in for years! We had the best nights sleep in a lovely and comfortable bed. The room was large and spacious and exceptionally clean. The food is top notch, especially the Carvery - which is worth every ...
Great location. Great service with an old style charm.
Fountains Abbey is in Ripon, a walkable, relaxing area. The small-town feel alone might allure you, but this locale has a number of top picks for dining and drinking. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the gardens and countryside. With hotels to suit everyone's tastes, you'll feel right at home in accommodations near Fountains Abbey, and ready to explore the greater Ripon area.
While in Ripon visiting Fountains Abbey, you can also explore other activities and attractions in the region. One popular activity in the area is being pampered at a spa, but there's plenty more to do. The area's storied past is told through the historic sites, castle, and cathedrals.
Studley Royal Park, Thorp Perrow Arboretum, and Brimham Rocks are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Explore nature at Harmby Waterfall, The Forbidden Corner, and Grimwith Reservoir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Aerial Extreme North Yorkshire, Ripon Racecourse, and Bedale Golf Club.
At Workhouse Museum, Courthouse Museum, and Prison and Police Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Learn about the local history at Fountains Abbey, Markenfield Hall, and Newby Hall and Gardens. Theakston Brewery, Blacksheep Brewery, and Ripon Cathedral are well-known local landmarks.
Lightwater Valley Theme Park, Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre, and Log Heights will provide enjoyment for the whole family. A few of the area's most popular attractions are Turkish Baths and Health Spa, Richmond Castle, and Bolton Abbey. Nidderdale Museum, Ripley Castle and Gardens, and Middleham Castle will also leave an impression.
Fly to the Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) airport, 21.3 miles (34.2 km) from Ripon, where you'll find Fountains Abbey. At 24.6 miles (39.6 km), Durham (MME-Tees Valley) is the next closest airport.
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