Welcome to Visit Scawton Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Scawton

Visit Scawton PlacesVisit Scawton places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Scawton places to visit. A unique way to experience Scawton’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Scawton as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Scawton is a hamlet in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, in the Hambleton Hills. The wider parish was the setting for the Battle of Old Byland. The road through the village used to link the two abbeys at Byland and Rievaulx. When you visit Scawton, Walkfo brings Scawton places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Scawton Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Scawton

Visit Scawton – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 12 audio plaques & Scawton places for you to explore in the Scawton area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Scawton places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Scawton history

Scawton was listed in the Domesday Book as belonging to Count Robert of Mortain. The name means farm in the hollow, where the word Skál means hollow. The land sits atop Hambleton Oolite, a white to grey fine ooidal limestone used for building houses and drystone walls in the area.

Why visit Scawton with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Scawton PlacesYou can visit Scawton places with Walkfo Scawton to hear history at Scawton’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Scawton has 12 places to visit in our interactive Scawton map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Scawton, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Scawton places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Scawton & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 12 audio facts unique to Scawton places in an interactive Scawton map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Scawton Places Map
12 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Scawton historic spots

  Scawton tourist destinations

  Scawton plaques

  Scawton geographic features

Walkfo Scawton tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Scawton


Best Scawton places to visit

Scawton has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Scawton’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Scawton’s information audio spots:

Scawton photo Ryedale Windypits
The Ryedale Windypits are archaeologically significant natural underground features within the North York Moors National Park. This series of fissures in the Hambleton Hills, near Helmsley is located on the Western slope above the River Rye.
Scawton photo Rievaulx Terrace
Rievaulx Terrace is a site in the North York Moors National Park, in North Yorkshire, England. The site is a grass-covered terrace following a serpentine course across a wooded escarpment overlooking the ruins of the abbey. At either end of the terrace stand two mid-18th century follies: small Palladian temples.
Scawton photo Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey was one of the great abbeys in England until it was seized under Henry VIII of England in 1538. The wider site was awarded Scheduled Ancient Monument status in 1915. The abbey was brought into the care of the Ministry of Works in 1917.


Visit Scawton plaques

Scawton Plaques 0
Scawton has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Scawton plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Scawton using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Scawton plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.