Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey

Sunday 9th May 2021

The walk from the market town of Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey is a well trodden one, but it never loses its capacity to delight and inspire. A gentle walk, made all the more enjoyable by the spectacular Rievaulx Abbey half way round. A choice can be made to re-trace your steps back along the Cleveland Way for the return leg, or do what I did today by heading straight through Rievaulx and returning to Helmsley via Griff Farm - Both are good.

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Distance: 8.2 miles
Duration: 3:30 hours
Ascent: 1330 ft
Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Accompanied By: Calum & Shar
Weather: Warm & Sunny Intervals

3D outline of route