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St Mary, Main Street

St Mary, Main Street, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire YO62 5AQ View on map

Over 800 years ago, the nave formed the late chapel of Rievaulx Abbey. During the Dissolution in 1598 the Abbey was surrendered along with the chapel which then stood derelict for 368 years. In 1906/7 it was restored as a working church and remains a part of the parish of Helmsley.


Opening Arrangements

Open all the time.


Take the road to Stokesay from Helmsley, then turn in to Rievaulx, travel for (1 mile) up this road. Rail:Thirsk (12 miles) Bus: Sunday service only.

Parking Spaces


Limited parking at roadside.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No