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York to Fountains Abbey walking holiday, England

This Yorkshire self guided walking holiday, following the Prior Richard Way, is a four day easy walking holiday along almost 60km of stunningly beautiful North Yorkshire countryside. Starting in the medieval walled city of York at the 12th century Benedictine Abbey of St. Mary's, other great heritage highlights along the way include Ripon Cathedral and, as a finale, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey. The Prior Richard Way takes you on a route that follows in the footsteps of 12th century monks, one of whom this route is named after. Having fallen from favour at St Mary’s in York, the monks travelled in pilgrimage to the site where Fountains Abbey is now situated and ...Read more >
From £250 excluding flights