last weekend we went to the National Trust's site Fountains Abbey it is truely magnificent.
  1. Enter through the modern entrance.
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  2. It was a gloriously sunny day
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    So unusual for Northern England we did well.
  3. It's a national Trust property they often have great adventure playgrounds
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    You have to do before the kids will let you at the world heritage site
  4. More adventure playground shots.....
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  5. And more
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    Kids loved it
  6. Den building
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    A must for small kids and big kids alike
  7. Finished
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  8. Play done Daddies turn first view of the Abbey
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  9. The tower of v the Abbey sticks out from the trees
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    The Abbey was founded 1100's
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  11. The outside of the main naive of the Abbey church
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  13. The river coming into the Abbey
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    A true life line
  14. Medieval sewers
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  15. A side chapel
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    Still magnificent
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  17. Medieval water trough
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  18. What an undercroft what a roof
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  20. Surviving wall of chapter house
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  21. Another great roof
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  22. Inside of the chapter house
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  23. More in the chapter house
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  24. A window and column
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  25. Entrance to the main church.
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  26. What huge columns in the main church.
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  27. Great Tower hard to do justice to with List square crop
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  28. More colomn and arches truely outstanding
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  29. The shadows cast by this great building made it.
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  30. View down the river from the Abbey infirmary
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  31. More back inside
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  32. View as we walk away from the Abbey going to the water Garden
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  33. Just when you think you have seen it all you get the wonders of the 18 00's water gardens
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  35. The view from the Cafe at the end of our Adventure ice creams all round.
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