Byland Abbey

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About

This beautiful ruin, set in the shadow of the Hambleton Hills, was once one of the great northern monasteries. A truly outstanding example of early Gothic architecture, Byland inspired the design for the famous York Minster Rose Window as well as influencing many other religious buildings throughout Europe. Its splendid collection of medieval floor tiles still in situ is the largest in Europe.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Map & Directions

Road Directions

2 miles south of A170 between Thirsk and Helmsley near Coxwold village.

The nearest railway station is Thirsk, which is 14 miles away.

Byland Abbey

Type:Abbey

Byland, Coxwold, North Yorkshire, YO61 4BD
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Tel01347 868614

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsWelcome To Yorkshire Member Welcome To Yorkshire Member 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast - Silver Discover Yorkshire Coast - Silver 2020

Opening Times

Byland Abbey (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* **To avoid disappointment, for current opening times, prices and any new admission policies, please visit the business website which may contain new information.**

October 2020: 10am-5pm
November & December 2020: 10am-4pm

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