Rievaulx Terrace

Rievaulx Terrace temple and wild flower banks

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

The Rievaulx Temples

Rievaulx Terrace

What's on

Upcoming events

Flight of the Alchemist, outdoor sculptures by Michael Kusz

Thu 21 Sep 2017
Rediscover and awaken your imagination and sense of adventure; and enter an enchanted kingdom inhabited by dragons and sea serpents. Discover beautiful brass and copper artwork as you walk along the terrace.

Stargazing and night time nature walk

Sat 30 Sep 2017
Come and join a night time nature walk and stargazing in one of the darkest places in Britain. Hear informative talks by experienced astronomers from the York Astro club and discover more about the wildlife that lives in the woodland with our...
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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