Rievaulx Terrace

Rievaulx Terrace temple and wild flower banks

One of Yorkshire's finest 18th-century landscape gardens, containing two temples

Rievaulx Terrace

Things to see and do

The Rievaulx Temples

Rievaulx Terrace

What's on

Upcoming events

Eyes in the dark and bright stars

Sat 20 Feb 2016
Come and join our family friendly nature night walk and stargazing in one of the darkest places in Britain. Hear informative talks by experienced astronomers and discover more about the wildlife that live in the woodland. We'll have telescopes,...

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt

Sun 27 Mar 2016
Join Bunny and his woodland friends as they search the wood and across the Terrace to claim your Cadbury chocolate prize.

Vista paint

Sat 02 Apr 2016
The woodland vistas provide stunning views across the valley and to the ruined Abbey below. Come and capture their beauty on paper and canvas. Whether you're a passionate artist with a flair for design or a carefree doodler, take a break to put...
Rievaulx Terrace


A Robin resting on a fence post

Discover our wildlife 

From deer to badgers and birds to orchids discover the wildlife that calls our special place home all year round.