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One of Yorkshire's finest 18th-century landscape gardens, containing two temples
Discover one of Ryedale's true gems - the 18th-century landscape of Rievaulx Terrace. Stroll through woods, then out on to the terrace, with its stunning views down over the Cistercian ruin of Rievaulx Abbey.
In spring the bank between the temples is awash with wild flowers, in summer the lawns are the perfect spot for picnics, while in autumn the beech woods are a mass of rich hues.
Rievaulx Terrace's close proximity to Nunnington Hall makes it an ideal double visit in one day.
Walking at Rievaulx
See Views and Vistas
Explore the beautiful Ryedale valley as part of the Great British Walk festival. Pick up a leaflet from the visitor centre or download a map here.
Nature Nuts and History Buffs
A walk that will satisfy your longing for nature and your historical curiosities
The Tonic of the Terrace walk
A relaxing family walk that shows off the best that Rievaulx Terrace has to offer for history, nature and views