The Helmsley

The Helmsley

Helmsley - Yorkshire Dales - is a market town in the Ryedale District of North Yorkshire dales on the River Rye. Towering over the town is Helmsley Castle dating from 1120. The castle was built by Walter Espec then passed to his son-in-law Robert De Roos. It was held by the descendents of the De Roos family until 1688. Helmsley also has a beautiful five acre walled garden dating back to 1758.