Ampleforth Abbey is 20 miles north of York
From York take the B1363 crossing the northern ring road and signed to Sutton-on-the-Forest and Helmsley. At Brandsby village turn left following sign to Yearsley and Ampleforth. At the T juncton in Ampleforth village turn right and just before the Abbey turn right at the sign marked to Alban Roe House.
From Thirsk take the A170 towards Scarborough and Helmsley going up Sutton Bank. Just before Helmsley at park gates turn right on to the B1257 at Sproxton. Then take the first right to Ampleforth. At the T junction turn sharp left to the Abbey and follow directions above.
From Middlesbrough take the B1257 from Stokesley to Helmsley. Go through Helmsley on the A170 towards Thirsk and at park gates turn left onto the B1257 at Sproxton. Follow directions above.