• Iconic Yorkshire,  Photography

    Fountains Abbey

    Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located approximately 3 miles (5 kilometres) south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, near to the village of Aldfield. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for 407 years becoming one of the wealthiest monasteries in England until its dissolution in 1539 under the order of Henry VIII. The abbey is a Grade I listed building owned by the National…

  • Iconic Yorkshire,  Photography

    Bolton Abbey

    The third installment of my Iconic Yorkshire series is the idyllic Bolton Abbey. Set on the banks of the River Wharfe, the abbey boasts a ruined priory and a plethora of walking and rambling routes. The peak of Simon's Seat, the Strid section of the Wharfe and the hidden gem Posforth Gill Force are the main photographic attractions,  and one…

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