Bolton Abbey is a 12th century ruin which stands among soft green meadows bordered by woods and the River Wharfe with its delightful waterfalls. The nave of this priory was repaired and lengthened in 1864 to form the local parish church but it is the old grounds of the abbey and the area near the current rectory which is haunted by a ghostly monk.
Moon Rise Over Whitby Abbey - The North Yorkshire Gallery
Buy a framed print, mounted print or canvas of a winters Moon rise over Whitby Abbey, Own this stunning photograph to enjoy as home or office decor.
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Bolton Abbey - Attraction - Skipton - North Yorkshire
A visit to Bolton Abbey is rewarding at any time of the year for its setting on the banks of the river Wharfe alone, but there is plenty to see from the Priory ruins to the infamous Strid.
A Perfect Family Picnic in Bolton Abbey
Now summer is nearing it's hopefully gloriously hot head, I'm plotting picnics in the sunshine, ice lollies in the paddling pool, football in the park, barbecues and alfresco summer parties : super fun times for my little family, retracing my own happy steps as a child in Yorkshire.
Medieval manuscripts blog
The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Blog is written by curators in the British Library's Department of History and Classics. It publicises all aspects of the Library's work on western manuscripts produced before 1600, including our digitisation and cataloguing projects, exhibitions and publications.
Visiting Fountains abbey and Studley Royal in England
A guide to visiting Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Park in Yorkshire England. A UNESCO World Heritage Site these ruins of the abbey and adjoining Studley Royal water park are a fabulous destination for a day out in England.
Illumination: A Medieval Art
Illumination was a medieval art practiced by monks who scripted, painted and gilded parchment books. And once your students know the basics, they can practice the art of illumination too. This slide show teaches the history behind illumination, discusses its supplies and tools and describes how m...