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Folly! At Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal

    If you?re in Yorkshire anytime soon make you check out the new Folly! programme at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal.? This three year project uses the visions of some of the country?s most inventive artists to bring the stories of Studley Royal to life.

    Banqueting House at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal credit Chris Lacey The artists have used the often forgotten follies in the Georgian water garden to create innovative and astonishing artworks ? make sure you take the time to climb to see the Octagon Tower and Temple of Fame as well as the lower level Temple of Piety and Banqueting House. The transformation to these little follies will delight and astonish - our personal favourite is in the Banqueting House but we won?t spoil the surprise!

    And whilst you are there obviously make sure you have a wander around Fountains Abbey itself too ? if coming with your school group there are many workshops and activities available just enquire to the Education Team who will be happy to help. See Fountains Abbey main page here for more details and contact information