Fountains Abbey to feature in TV show

Fountains Abbey

7:00am 14th March 2017
(Updated 8:07am 14th March 2017)

A TV show will feature Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal tonight.

The National Trust property, near Ripon, will feature in the final episode of Channel 5's Secrets of the National Trust. 

The series, which started on 7 February, celebrates the estates, historic houses, countryside and coastline in the care of the conservation charity.

Producers say in the closing 60-minute episode, host Alan Titchmarsh will uncover the hidden stories of the World Heritage Site and find out more about the Trust’s work to restore and take care of it.

Drones have been used to film a rare perspective of the ancient ruins.

Daniel Dodd, Communications and Content Director at the National Trust, said: "We are delighted to be partnering with Channel 5 on this series. As an independent conservation charity, our purpose is to look after the nation’s beautiful and historic places so that everyone can enjoy them. This series brings these places and our work to life."

Daniela Neumann, Spun Gold TV’s Creative Director, added: "The National Trust is part of our British heritage. The work they do in preserving our history and keeping Britain beautiful is invaluable. This landmark series celebrates the people, places and stories that make us who we are."

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Ben Fogle and Amy Ball

TV's Ben Fogle catches up with the WI in Harrogate

Castaway star asks group what it means to be English as part of research for his new book.

GYS17_HandoverCeremony3

WATCH: Over 130k attend Great Yorkshire Show

Organisers say Show "exceeded all expectations"

Most read
Otley garden centre fire

Fire breaks out at Otley garden centre

Six fire engines were called to the blaze on Pool Road.

Otley garden centre fire

Otley garden centre fire was accidental

Investigators say an electrical fault caused the blaze at Stephen H. Smith's.

Newer article

WATCH: Drivers encouraged to belt up

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police in North and West Yorkshire are supporting a European seatbelt and child car seat safety campaign.

Older article

Hospice needs more volunteers

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Saint Michael's Hospice wants to strengthen its retail team in Ripon.

Top articles

Killinghall's plea for pedestrian crossing

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Parents in the village say that taking their children to and from school is becoming more dangerous by the day.

Pain and scarring: Warning over chemical filled black henna tattoos

National: Holidaymakers are being warned about the nasty side effects and long-term scarring that can be caused from black henna tattoos.

Trump didn't want me to quit, press secretary Sean Spicer says

World: Sean Spicer has said Donald Trump didn't want him to quit as White House press secretary in an exclusive interview with Fox News.

The Open: Spieth leads by two as McIlroy makes big move on day two

Sport: Jordan Spieth will head into the weekend of The 146th Open with a two-shot lead as Rory McIlroy made a significant move on a brutal second day at Royal Birkdale.

Justin Bieber banned from singing in China because of 'bad behaviour'

Showbiz: Despite his musical success, worldwide fame and millionaire status Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China.

What Happens If They Refuse To Pay?

Business: Litigation Lawyer, Dominic Hirst, outlines what the options are if a business or individual refuses to pay you - even when the courts say they have to.

End of term and end of the road for Dales primary schools

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Horton-in-Ribblesdale and Rathmell are closing due to falling pupil numbers.

Young disabled people stage their very own midnight walk

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: It's to celebrate two milestone anniversaries for the charity Disability Action Yorkshire.

WATCH: Harrogate car dealer opens its showroom to charity at Christmas

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A car dealer has opened its doors to the Supporting Older People charity in Harrogate.

LISTEN: Award Winning Pateley Bridge Welcomes You Over Christmas

Christmas: Officially the Best Village High Street is wanting to see you for last minute festive shopping and for a day out over the Christmas period.

End of term and end of the road for Dales primary schools

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Horton-in-Ribblesdale and Rathmell are closing due to falling pupil numbers.

Dogs in hot cars: how hot is too hot?

Health: As temperatures rise for the Summer in the UK the Vet Hospital is reminding you to NEVER leave your dogs in hot cars.

One Parent's Heartbreaking Tale of Adoption

Family: After adopting three children and going through an unbelievably tough few years, Clare now knows exactly what she's here for... to be a mother.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Tour de Yorkshire: LIVE BLOG

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Follow all the action as 2017's Tour de Yorkshire hits the Stray FM area.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Where to watch Tour de/of Yorkshire!! By Christopher Dean

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Professional cycling is back in Yorkshire! The Tour de/of Yorkshire runs from Fri 28th April to Sun 30th April. But where to watch? Make sure you do!