Rievaulx Terrace

Rievaulx Terrace Ionic Temple

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

The Rievaulx Temples

Terrace treasure sculpture

Art in the outdoors  

Experience art in the serene setting of Rievaulx Terrace.

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What's on

Upcoming events

'Inspired by Nature' by Simon Archer

Wed 23 May 2018
Experience a sculpture trail through the woodland by wood sculptor and chainsaw artist Simon Archer, who has created unique artworks from dead or fallen trees.

Summer Solstice late night opening

Thu 21 Jun 2018
Watch the sunset on the longest day of the year in one of Yorkshire's most picturesque settings, with views across the Rye Valley. Enjoy a picnic with friends and join a special nature walk through the woodland.

'Ritual' by Neith Art and Sculpture

Sat 30 Jun 2018
Yorkshire born artists Kim and Rob Neith, are a collaboration of self-taught artists each deeply in tune with nature, which in turn inspires much of their work.

Wildflower wander

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Ever a highlight for many people visiting during spring and summer, join Head Gardener Nick for a tour through the woodland and along the terrace to discover how we manage and develop the wildflower banks.

Flutterbies & creepie crawlies

Thu 23 Aug 2018
'We're going on a bug hunt, we're gonna catch a big one!' Join fellow nature detectives for a butterfly and beastie hunt round the garden and see what you find.

Dog Day!

Sun 09 Sep 2018
Join us for a grand day out for your favourite four legged pal and the whole family. We'll be joined by local Jerry Green Dog Rescue Centre for plenty of competitive pooch competitions and dog inspired fun activities.
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Our work

Beautiful mythological paintings on the ceiling of the Ionic Temple

Conserving the Ionic ceiling  

The decorative ceiling of the Ionic Temple has not been viewed in detail for nearly one hundred years. During February and March, we will be doing a full condition and conservation report from high scaffolds.

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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Rievaulx Terrace on the National Trust Collections website