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The Settlers Society

Exhibition

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY

Tel: 01765608888

The Settlers Society

About

Discover the little known history of the Settlers Society at Fountains Hall. The boys camp was created by Commander Vyner, owner of the Fountains Abbey estate in the 1930s, to offer an escape to young men from Tyneside from the effects of the Great Depression. Learn about the personal histories of the boys who lived in the grounds of the estate and their daily lives.

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Road Directions

off B6265 to Pateley Bridge, signed from A1, 12 miles north of Harrogate (A61)Parking: free at visitor centre. Pay and display at Studley Royal deer-park SatNav: use grid reference SE 271 687

Public Transport Directions

Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays service 139 from Ripon; Sundays and Bank Holidays (May – September) Fountains Flyer service 822 from York, Ripon; Brimham Explorer service 825 from Ripon, Brimham Rocks and Pateley Bridge. Daily connections to Ripon on service 36 from Leeds and Harrogate Details of all buses at: www.dalesbus.org/fountainsabbey, or call traveline 0871 200 2233 Enjoy a free regular tea or coffee in the restaurant when you purchase a full priced admission ticket, or show your NT membership card. You'll just need to present your bus ticket too.

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