Escape to the tranquil valley of the North York Moors and discover the impressive ruins of one of England’s most powerful Cistercian monasteries, Rievaulx Abbey.

The new visitor experience highlights the fascinating past of the abbey and the lives of the monks who lived there. Visitors can explore the extensive ruins of the abbey to learn about its building and different stages of development, pick up an audio tour for more information, or hunt for clues of medieval life with the family trail.

The museum displays previously unseen artifacts from the abbey including medieval stone carvings, chess pieces, and gold coins, each object tells the story of the rise and fall of the first Cistercian abbey in the North of England. Take in the stunning views from the new visitor center while enjoying a treat in the new tearoom. The café serves hot and cold drinks and a selection of high-quality food using locally sourced ingredients. There is a choice of hot and cold meals, sandwiches, soup, cakes, tray bakes and scones, all freshly prepared on site.

Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Bank, Rievaulx, Helmsley YO62 5LB •

Rievaulx 3 412528656

Trade Enquiry Details

Name of contact:Ralph Hewitt, Marketing Manager
Contact Number01904 601851 | 07717 766069
Preferred method for booking for overseas trade/groups:Email
Max / Min group size:No limit
Group rates:Adult £10.00 | Concession £9.00 Child £6.00
FIT rates:As above
Suitable for corporate /incentive visits?Yes
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