Walk where monks trod

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Let us take you on paths less walked to reveal stunning scenery and one of the best views of a spectacular, monastic site. Hidden in a breathtaking valley, Rievaulx Abbey and its natural surroundings is a feast for the eyes. Fringed by ancient woodlands rich in plant life, the location is a nature-lovers heaven.

You'll walk where monks once trod. Discover why they chose to base themselves deep in the North York Moors away from civilisation. You'll experiment walking in contemplative silence in places - a bit like a monk would have done.

Part of their practise involved being aware of everything around them, including the natural world. They were deeply connected with their environment and held it with reverence. Here's an opportunity to sample a bit of what that might have been like, while immersing yourself in nature.

And after soaking up the calm atmosphere, we're sure you'll leave feeling amazing.

You'll find much [more information about this experience HERE](https://www.adventuresforthesoul.co.uk/a-mystical-nature-exploration).

TICKETS FOR THE ABBEY You can 'add on' tickets to visit the abbey when you book. Prices are: £11 (adults) and £6.60 (teenagers 14 - 17). These are subject to availability. If tickets are not available because the abbey is full, we'll refund you.

PLEASE READ THE [FAQS](FAQs: www.adventuresforthesoul.co.uk/FAQs) AND [TERMS & CONDITIONS](www.adventuresforthesoul.co.uk/cancellation-policy) BEFORE BOOKING. These include our Covid cancellation policy as well. Thank you.

Images credit: Walker Creative

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What to bring

What to bring

  • Drink - Bring water
  • Food - Bring lunch
  • Warm Clothing - Bring layers with you as the weather can be changeable in shoulder seasons
  • Waterproofs - Weather can be changeable anytime of the year


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Walk where monks trod


The Church, Old Byland, York, YO62 5LG

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