Churches & Religious Buildings in North East England.

York Minster
If you're visiting York, you can't miss the enormous cathedral at the heart of the city - York Minster - the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe.
Auckland Castle
Auckland Castle is the home of the Bishop of Durham, and has been for the past 900 years.
Kirkstall Abbey
In 1889 a Leeds man, Colonel John North, purchased the abbey and surrounding land and generously presented them to the City of Leeds
Mount Grace Priory
Although Mount Grace Priory is just a short drive from the grand ruins of the Cistercian Fountains Abbey it depicts the contrasting simplicity and austerity of life at this well-preserved former priory of the Carthusian Order.
Rievaulx Abbey
Set in a remote corner of the North Yorkshire Moors, it is easy to see what attracted St Aelred and his twelve Clairvaux monks to establish a monastery here in 1132.
Wakefield Cathedral
The ancient Parish Church of All Saints, Wakefield became the Cathedral Church of All Saints in 1888, when the Diocese of Wakefield was carved out of Ripon Diocese.
Whitby Abbey
Best known as the setting for Bram Stoker's novel Dracula, the impressive ruins of Whitby Abbey were once the home of a Saxon saint.

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