Jervaulx Abbey in Lights Event

A historic Yorkshire Dales landmark is to light up the skies this month with an event which will illuminate it’s historic ruins for the public like never before.

Jervaulx Abbey near Masham and Countryside Events are joining forces to host ‘Jervaulx in Lights’ across two evenings on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October.  The event will not only see the spectacular Abbey lit up to highlight its spectacular ruins, but will also feature music performances throughout the evenings to add to the magical atmosphere.

The Abbey, which is the largest privately owned and maintained of it’s type in England will also have it’s award winning tearoom open during the event with refreshments available all evening for visitors.

Anna Burdon, Partner in the family business who run the Abbey and tearoom said: “We run and maintain the Abbey with no funding from any other bodies and rely 100% on the honesty of our visitors.  We’ve always wanted to do an event like this but until now have not had the resources so we’re really excited for visitors to see the abbey in this way as it’s such a unique and stunning site.  Over these two evenings you will see the Abbey like never before.”

The event will run from 4 – 9pm (last entry 8.30pm) on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October.  No booking is required and entry is £5 with all the profits going to the Help for Heroes charity.  The Tearooms will remain open until 9pm for refreshments.