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Pictures of Rievaulx Abbey

a Abbey in the town of Helmsley, in the county of North Yorkshire

About Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey is situated on 15 acres in the valley of Rye approximately 3 miles from Helmsley in Northern Yorkshire and was built around 1132 A.D. At one time there were 400 monks living there and a couple of hundred more lay people.

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Helmsley North Yorkshire

Helmsley (172 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction E)

The town itself is very pretty with lots of interesting stone buildings set around a market square where visitors can find attractive craft and gift shops, as well as cafe's and no less than four former coaching inns...

Cod Beck, Osmotherly, North Yorkshire

Osmotherley (5 Pictures)

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(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction NW)

Osmotherley is a beautiful unspoilt village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, it lies surrounded by moors and pastureland between the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills...

Chimney Bank Sunset

Rosedale Abbey (20 Pictures)

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This is a lovely village hidden in a lush green valley landscape of sweeping hillsides, meadows and breathtaking scenery...

Pickering

Pickering (140 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction E)

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Autumnal view of Westerdale from the western side of the valley. North Yorkshire

Westerdale (2 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire

(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction NE)

Nestling in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Westerdale affords the visitor wonderful views over the surrounding dales...

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Great House Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Duncombe Park (2 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction SE)

This magnificent historic mansion has a rich, colourful history. The house is an impressive Baroque style building overlooking.....

The ruined Gatehouse as seen from the Castle yard. Helmsley Castle, North Yorkshire

Helmsley Castle (30 Pictures)

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Byland Abbey (12 Pictures)

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The Kilburn White Horse (5 Pictures)

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Gilling Castle (1 Pictures)

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Gilling Castle rises above Gilling East in a fabulous setting between the Hambledon and Howardian Hills. The house is.....


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