Byland Abbey - English Heritage

Byland Abbey - English Heritage
Nr Coxwold
Helmsley
North Yorkshire
YO61 4BD
England

Website

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/byland-abbey/

E-mail

Customer Services

customers@english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone

01347 868614 (Byland Abbey)

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View of Byland Abbey in hazy sunlight
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This beautiful ruin in a picturesque setting was once one of the great northern monasteries. A truly outstanding example of early Gothic architecture, Byland Abbey inspired the design for the famous York Minster Rose Window as well as influencing many other religious buildings throughout Europe.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Sacred space

Opening hours

1 July - 31 August 2014
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

1 September - 30 September 2014
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

1 October - 2 November 2014
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

3 November 2014 - 29 March 2015
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Christmas Eve
24 Dec 2014 Closed
Christmas Day
25 Dec 2014 Closed
Boxing Day
26 Dec 2014 Closed
New Year’s Eve
31 Dec 2014 Closed
New Year's Day
1 Jan 2015 Closed

Admission charges

Adult £4.60
Child (5-15 years) £2.80
Concession £4.10

Discounts

  • English Heritage

The splendid collection of medieval floor tiles still in situ is the largest in Europe. The museum displays colourful interpretation panels together with archaeological finds from the site, giving an insight into monastic life.

Collection details

Archaeology, Religion

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