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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.

Enjoy the fresh air

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.

Download the Views and Vistas Walk

Discover dark skies

Rievaulx Terrace Night Walk

Saturday 11 October 7.30-9.30pm

Explore our amazing solar system with our Night Walk and Stargazing evening, in partnership with local astronomers.