Tuesday, August 02, 2011

World famous abbey to host insight into late medieval life

Since it was founded in 1132, Fountains Abbey has been a place of pilgrimage for millions of people throughout the passing centuries.

And visitors to the World Heritage site near Ripon are being given the chance to get an insight into what life would have been like had they arrived in the late medieval era.

Historical re-enactors have taken over the North Yorkshire site to set up camp and provide a taste of what Britain would have been like in the 15th century.

Click here to read this article from the Yorkshire Post