Events at Jervaulx Abbey

Group Guided Tour

We can offer group guided tours for a first-hand insight on history and the running of a privately-owned abbey, please ring the tearooms for further information and prices.

After which join us in the tearooms for our award-winning afternoon tea.


There are several walks that start from the carpark the most popular is the 6 ½ mile circular walk, passing the Abbey whilst following the footpath through the parkland, it is an easy scenic route either side of the River Ure.

A stroll through the Parkland is approx. one mile could be broken by a bench overlooking the pond.

The Magnificent Jervaulx Abbey event experience

Jervaulx Abbey can host events, from religious services, civil wedding ceremonies, blessings, touring theatre companies, to photo shoots, filming such as “All Creatures Great and Small”, “Heartbeat” and “Britain’s Hidden Heritage” and most recently “Country File”.  

Displays of vintage cars have also adorned the front of the Abbey, please call to book in.  Car rallies have chosen Jervaulx Abbey for a pit stop gathering in the Tearooms for refreshments. 

Group Guided Tours, unique experience to have the owner of this beautiful ruin show you around. 

Whilst we would encourage any type of activity within the Abbey, e.g. Commercial photography, filming etc., it is essential to gain permission. Please contact Ian on 01677 460 226 (after 6pm).