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Rievaulx Abbey

  • Enjoy the summer sun at Rievaulx Abbey
  • Enjoy a stroll round Rievaulx Abbey
Enjoy the summer sun at Rievaulx Abbey Enjoy a stroll round Rievaulx Abbey Delicious Yorkshire fare and homemade cakes from the cafe Rievaulx Abbey's | fun events

The tearoom will be closed on the 2 September due to the electricity supply being cut off for the day. Entrance to the Abbey will be as normal.

If peace and tranquillity is what you seek from a family day out in Yorkshire, then Rievaulx Abbey is the perfect choice. Set in a remote valley in the North York Moors National Park, Rievaulx is one of the most complete, and atmospheric, of England’s abbey ruins. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular visitor attractions in the North.

Learn about the monks in medieval times – how they devoted their lives to spiritual matters and at the same time established a thriving business to become one of the wealthiest monasteries in Britain.

Then enjoy some delicious Yorkshire fare in the café before taking a stroll around the beautiful grounds.

Don't Miss

  • action packed events
  • The most delicious cakes and local fare in our cafe
  • The audio tour and discover 900 years of fascinating history
  • The Work of God and Man, an indoor exhibition

Events At Rievaulx Abbey

  • Serenity Sundays

    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    For the second year running, yogis and relaxation hunters are invited to participate in yoga sessions in August in one of Yorkshire's most idyllic and inspiring locations, Rievaulx Abbey.

  • Tea & Tour

    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    An exclusive tour of Rievaulx Abbey by Brother Anthony, followed by a scrumptious cream tea in our café.

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Rievaulx, Nr Helmsley, North Yorkshire - YO62 5LB (Directions)


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