infobox UK place
country = England
population = 1,570
region= Yorkshire and the Humber
postcode_district = YO62
static_image_caption=Aerial photo of Helmsley
Helmsley is a market town in the
Ryedaledistrict of North Yorkshire, EnglandIt is situated on the River Rye. It lies on the A170 road, fourteen miles east of Thirskacross the notoriously steep Sutton Bank, which ascends the HambletonHills approximately midway between the two towns; it is also thirteen miles west of Pickering. The Cleveland Wayleads out of the town past Helmsley Walled Garden into the North York MoorsNational Park. Towering over the town is its castle and other buildings.
The town is associated with the Earls of Feversham whose ancestral home
Duncombe Parkwas built overlooking the castle. A statue of William Duncombe, 2nd Baron Fevershamstands in the town's square.
Other nearby places of interest include
Rievaulx Abbeyand Helmsley Arts Centre, the home of the 1812 Theatre Company.
The Helmsley area was badly affected by flash flooding on the night of
19 June 2005.
The village is a popular meeting place for motorcyclists as it is at the end of the B1257 road from Stokesley, which is a favourite with local bikers.
* [http://www.northyorks.com/helmsley.htm Helmsley Guide]
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