The Garden Guide

Rievaulx Terrace and Temples

A serpentine grass terrace with an Ionic Temple at one end and a Tuscan Temple at the other.The view of Rievaulx Abbey, made by the Cistercians in the 12th century, is thus 'borrowed' and made part of the garden.
Ionic Temple David Nicholls
Photograph © National Trust Photo Library/Joe Cornish

Rievaulx, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, England, YO62 5LJ

Mid March to early November. Daily. Open 10.30am to 6pm (or 5pm in October and November). Iconic Temple closed 1pm to 2pm.

Adult £4.80

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