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Byland Abbey

Byland AbbeyByland Abbey

Once one of the greatest English monasteries and now a beautiful ruin, Byland Abbey is the perfect place to stop on a family day out, or if you're walking or cycling in the North York Moors.

A truly outstanding example of early gothic architecture, Byland Abbey inspired the design of church buildings throughout the north, including the famous York Minster Rose Window. 

The Museum displays a large number of archaeological finds from the site and gives the visitor a fascinating insight into monastic life in Yorkshire.

To complete your day out in Yorkshire, why not visit nearby Rievaulx Abbey and Helmsley Castle.

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