Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1986
Size of heritage: 309 ha
- Buffer zone: 1,622 ha
A striking landscape was created around the ruins of the Cistercian Fountains Abbey and Fountains Hall Castle, in Yorkshire. The 18th-century landscaping, gardens and canal, the 19th-century plantations and vistas, and the neo-Gothic castle of Studley Royal Park, make this an outstanding site.
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Medium airport - 34 mi (55 km) Humberside Airport
Medium airport - 38 mi (61 km) Durham Tees Valley Airport
Medium airport - 49 mi (79 km) Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Large airport - 50 mi (81 km) Leeds Bradford Airport
Large airport - 53 mi (86 km) RAF Scampton
Medium airport - 56 mi (91 km) RAF Waddington
Medium airport - 66 mi (106 km) RAF Coningsby
Medium airport - 71 mi (116 km) Newcastle Airport
Large airport - 81 mi (131 km) East Midlands Airport
Large airport - 96 mi (155 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Cherry Burton
- Wold Newton
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Burton Agnes
- East Ayton
- East Lutton
- Garton on the Wolds
- Little Driffield
- North Burton
- Ruston Parva