Rievaulx

Set in the deep valley of the River Rye in North Yorkshire Rievaulx Abbey near Helmsley started life as a timber structure and evolved through four stages of design, before eventually declining into one of the pre-eminent medieval ruins in Europe. Rievaulx was one of the first Cistercian abbeys to be founded in England. Surrounded by a massive agriculturalContinue reading “Rievaulx”