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Rievaulx Terrace is an area of woodland and grassland created by the Duncombe family in the 18th century for entertaining. Here, they built a Tuscan Temple and an Ionic Temple for fine dining. There are spectacular views of Rievaulx Abbey and the valley below.

Tip - ideal for picnics. There is also a good circular walk which takes in Helmsley Castle, Rievaulx Abbey and Rievaulx Terrace.

Location/Address: Rievaulx
Nr Helmsley
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: YO62 5LJ
Main Historic Period: Georgian
Tip/Nearby: Helmsley Castle, Rievaulx Abbey
Primary Management: National Trust
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