The Abbey Inn is a nineteenth century building adjoining Byland Abbey and is owned by English Heritage. The Abbey Inn is a "restaurant with rooms" and the food is superb. There are 3 rooms - Priors Lynn and Abbots Retreat have views over Byland Abbey, which is flood-lit at night, and the Monks Rest has views over the gardens. Guests at The Abbey Inn have free access to Byland Abbey.
Gardens to visit while staying at The Abbey Inn include Duncombe Park (7 miles), Rievaulx Terrace and Temples (9 miles), Castle Howard Garden (15 miles) and Studley Royal (27 miles).