Location County Country
Fountains Abbey N. Yorks England

DescriptionA UNESCO World Heritage site with the largest abbey ruins in the country and fine Georgian Water Gardens. Managed by the National Trust.
What to ShootThere are countless shots to be had around the water gardens and abbey ruins. The refectory is especially popular amongst photographers.
What to TakeTake some ND filers so you can do long exposures and 'lose' people who will inevitably wander through your shots at such a popular location.
ParkingThere is a managed NT car-park available.
Best TimesSadly you are constricted to opening times.
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Well known artists working at this location

Photographer Website
Steve Gosling www.stevegoslingphotography.co.uk
Lee Frost www.leefrost.co.uk
Mark Voce www.markvoce.com
Mark Setchell www.thesetchells.com
Colin Homes www.longexposuretechniques.com

Sunrise and Sunset times for next 12 months

Date Sunrise (Bearing) Sunset (Bearing)
14-Jun-2017 03:33 (49°) 20:40 (311°)
14-Jul-2017 03:52 (52°) 20:32 (308°)
14-Aug-2017 04:43 (65°) 19:39 (294°)
14-Sep-2017 05:38 (83°) 18:25 (276°)
14-Oct-2017 06:33 (102°) 17:11 (258°)
14-Nov-2017 07:33 (119°) 16:08 (241°)
14-Dec-2017 08:19 (128°) 15:43 (232°)
14-Jan-2018 08:18 (125°) 16:12 (236°)
14-Feb-2018 07:28 (110°) 17:13 (250°)
14-Mar-2018 06:24 (93°) 18:07 (267°)
14-Apr-2018 05:07 (74°) 19:06 (286°)
14-May-2018 04:04 (58°) 20:01 (302°)

N.B. Times are shown in GMT/UTC, so sunrise & sunset will be an hour later during British Summer Time (late March to late October).

Weather Information - courtesy of UK Met Office

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Further information about this location

Name Website
Fountains Abbey Official Site www.fountainsabbey.org.uk
National Trust www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Accommodation and Refreshment

Name Type Distance (miles) Website Phone

Lavender House B&B

28 College Rd



BnB 3.1 www.lavendersbluedillydilly.co.uk +44 1765 605469

Ibis Hotel

Salts Mill Rd


BD18 3ST

Hotel 20 ibishotel.com +44 1274 589333

Bishopton Grove House



BnB 3.1 www.bishoptongrovehouse.co.uk +44 1765 600888

Langbar House B&B

8 Temple Rhydding Drive


BD17 5PU

BnB 19 www.langbarhouse.co.uk +44 1274 599900

Please mention the Tripod Holes website when contacting the establishments above.

Nearby Locations

Saltaire (20 miles)

N.B. Distances are shown as the crow flies - it will be further by road.


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