Ampleforth Abbey has been home to a Community of Benedictine monks since 1802. The Abbey Church is the centre of monastic life and is open to visitors all year round. Guided tours are available every Thursday at 2:15 pm or by appointment. Explore the beautiful lakes, trails and woodlands or take advantage of the extensive sports facilities including golf, swimming and an activity and training centre.For rest and relaxation enjoy a refreshing cup of tea in the Tea Room, where home-made sandwiches, light meals and afternoon tea are served. Try a slice of delicious apple cake made with apples from our orchard.
Free entry Open all year except Christmas Day and Easter Day
Monday to Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ampleforth, York, YO62 4EY
Road: From the main roads coming from either the south or the north. We recommend that you approach Ampleforth from the town of Thirsk