Escape to the Tranquility of Rievaulx Abbey
Deep in the beautiful wilderness of the North Yorkshire Moors lies the serenity of the Rievaulx Abbey. Founded in 1132, Rievaulx Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in the north of England. The extensive ruins of the Abbey have been preserved to provide a fascinating insight into the Abbey's history. The collection includes medieval floor tiles, stone sculpture, late medieval cutlery and other finds from the abbey. With a new interactive visitor centre you can discover more about the people who lived, worked and worshipped there. With fantastic walks and chocolate box villages close by its a fantastic day out for families and couples alike.