Rievaulx is one of the most atmospheric and complete of all the ruined abbeys. Don't miss the 18th century Terrace.
There are also special events, such as falconry displays.
What makes it special
- World famous abbey ruins
- British history
Monday & Tuesday: mostly closed, except holiday period
Wednesday to Friday: mostly open from mid-February
Saturday & Sunday: open
(times) 10:00 - 16:00
Tearoom shuts 30 minutes before the Abbey.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
(prices to March 2019)
English Heritage Member: Free
Child (5-17 years): £5.30
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children): £23.10
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