Trains to Rievaulx Abbey
The nearest train station to Rievaulx Abbey is Thirsk. From London King's Cross St Pancras, take the Virgin East Coast service towards Edinburgh, changing at York for the Transpennine Express towards Middlesborough. Alight at Thirsk, and drive or take a cab to the Castle. The nearest bus stop is Helmsley, about two miles away. It is served by routes 29, 31, 31X, 128, 194 and 195, but there are no direct buses from Thirsk.
About Rievaulx Abbey
Monday to Sunday: 10.00 to 17.00
Winter opening times vary.
Check the website for full details.
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