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Easby Abbey

Easby Abbey near Richmond, Day our North Yorkshire

Easby Abbey is an abandoned  Premonstratensian 'white canons' abbey located near to the River Swale on the outskirts of Richmond. Information boards around the site provide details of the previous use of the rooms of the abbey and its layout. The refectory still reaches to it's original roof height.

The site is not manned, and so has limited facilities. the nearby church has a small car park which can be used by visitors. The church has medieval frescos which have been preserved.

The Abbey is managed by English Heritage.

There is a short and pleasant walk alongside the River Swale from Ricmond Castle to Easby Abbey.

Easby Abbey Opening Time & Prices

The site is free to visit. It is open during daylight hours.


  • car park
  • information boards


There are no permanent footpaths within the site and much of the walking is on grass. the site is also uneven and is set on a natural slope which may prove difficult for wheelchair and pushchairs. As it is a free unmanned site no other facilities are provided.

Contact Details

Website: Easby Abbey - English Abbey