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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

Yorkshire guided walking holiday, The Prior Richard Way

This Yorkshire guided walking holiday follows the route known as The Prior Richard Way, an easy 60km linear trail 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, where your walking holiday begins, the monks travelled in pilgrimage to the site where Fountains Abbey is now situated and subsequently joined the Cistercian Order. Fountains Abbey remains one of the best preserved Cistercian sites in the country. It is also part of Studley Royal Park and makes a wonderful finale to this guided walking holiday. Starting in York, we head out along the banks of the River Ouse following the famous Roman ... Read more >
From £395 excluding flights
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