Attraction in York
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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 Yorkshire 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.
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Months Open: 1 Apr-30 Sep 10am-6pm daily
1 Oct-31 Oct 10am-5pm Thu-Mon
1 Nov-31 Mar 10am-4pm Thu-Mon
Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £5.30
EH Member Cost: Free
Gift Shop: Yes
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