Byland Abbey

Byland Abbey is a ruined 12th-century abbey in the small village of New Byland, near Coxwold in North Yorkshire. The abbey lies within the North York Moors National Park.

Once one of the greatest monasteries in England, the abbey is a fantastic example of medieval gothic architecture. Founded in 1135, it was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147.

Today, visitors can see the impressive remains of Byland Abbey, now in the care of English Heritage. A lower half of a huge rose window is still in place, as well as some medieval floor tiles.

The abbey is open from March to November. There is a museum, as well as a small gift shop and snack shop on site.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 20.8℃ to 22.3℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jul 11
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jul 12
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jul 13
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (WSW)

Coxwold weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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