Rievaulx Terrace & Temples (North Yorkshire) Reviews
Description:Rievaulx, Helmsley, York YO62 5LJ. Tel 01439 798340 · Fax 01439 748284
Newest Review: ... - I'm not daft, I stuck to the car! Anyway, free parking at the top, which is great. At the entrance, there is a little shop where you pay to get in, and also you can buy some goodies. They have some lovely little souvenirs, including wooden ornaments, and books, and other things like tea towels. I was really quite tempted by the sweets and jams, but in the end I decided not to bother as ... more
Customer Rievaulx Terrace & Temples (North Yorkshire) Reviews (2)
by - written on 30/05/09 (Very useful, 44 readings)
This is a National Trust property, and depending which option you choose on your SatNav it's either just a bit further on from Stokesley and quite a nice drive, or it's miles away and out in the middle of nowhere! I know this because I chose 'fastest route' on the way there (one hour 10 minutes) and much of it on winding uphill roads, stuck behind a van with all the engine power of your average milk float. On the way back I opted for shortest route (one hour 20 minutes), virtually the same distance in miles, but driving through nice villages. According to the brochure I was given, it was created between 1749 and 1757 by Thomas Duncombe II. It's a fairly ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/05/01, updated on 11/05/01 (Very useful, 40 readings)
Rievaulx Abbey is one of the finest examples of a Cistercian Abbey that you are likely to find. A mere stone’s throw from Helmsley, it is accessible by car and by a summer time only shuttle bus. There is also a trail that can be followed from Helmsley, across country to the Abbey, which takes about an hour and a half and incorporates the first couple of miles of the Cleveland Way. At the entrance to the Abbey is a small gift shop and an exhibition about the history of the Abbey. Rievaulx was founded in 1132 and soon became the matriarch of the Cistercian movement in England. In its heyday the abbey housed 140 monks and 500 lay brothers but this number ... Read the complete review
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