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Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Good day out

Arrived when the monthly fair was on and there were loads of families enjoying the stalls and wide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Excellent historical place to visit

It is a perfect place to visit after many days stay with the top tourist destinations in... read more

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Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived when the monthly fair was on and there were loads of families enjoying the stalls and wide variety of food and drink. Had a very enjoyable walk around the stalls and also the abbey. Good day out and next time I will brink a...More

1  Thank theduke12th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a perfect place to visit after many days stay with the top tourist destinations in London. Kirkstall Abbey is worth to visit as it is free to visitors. I wish the tourists will take the opportunity to visit those destinations which are still...More

1  Thank Stanley_Wong1204
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a 33 bus from Wellington Street Leeds city centre as far as the Abbey (15mins). Abbey easy to notice on right hand side with bus stop by it's side. Free to wander around with access to site and nearby river (Aire) side walk. Across...More

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

To be honest not quite sure what an abbey is but it's a nice little trip to visit. A large ruined structure which is nice to walk around, has lots of open space and is a nice trip for a short visit.

1  Thank AMystry20
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Experience the monastery from 1254, in the most magnificent green setting (avoid a rainy day) Stroll by the river. Have a picnic on the serene lawns.. Then nip across the road to the museum for a wander through Victorian Leeds.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A well preserved Cistercian Abbey, lots to see and the Abbey House Museum is a must. Do not forget your old pennies, for the machines and you get chance to view Victorian shops and their interiors.

Thank Shaun0113
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Well what a fantastic day again at Kirkstall Festival. Held in the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey, it is one of the best days out for the family in Leeds. There is a fabulous mixture of events from local musicians of every genre performing on several...More

2  Thank 539jan1234
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Kirkstall Abbey festival shows how alive and how central to the community the Abbey remains, even though it's a ruin! Beautiful stonework, easy access to everything you could want to see, good information, community vegetable plots, active and plenty of people. Cafés on site and...More

1  Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The semi-ruins give visitors some sense of what life must have been like in this 12th-century abbey. Little is still roofed and some rooms are merely foundations, so younger visitors may not find it quite as interesting as other historic sites that have more immersive...More

1  Thank Dana R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Kirkstall abbey is one of the best places to visit in Leeds. Opposite the abbey grounds is a museum that gives lots of information about the monks who lived and worked at the Abbey

1  Thank gingerbisc
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Questions & Answers
Brenda C
9 November 2016|
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Response from Elaine F | Property representative |
Hi Brenda There's free parking just opposite the abbey on Abbey Walk. If you are using a sat nav the postcode is LS5 3EH. Enjoy the event! Best wishes Elaine
Peter e
20 October 2015|
Response from nhwatch | Reviewed this property |
The grounds to Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds are open all year round
10 July 2015|
Response from Jade Rose M |
You can take a bus from Leeds train station straight to the Abbey, it is the same bus that would eventually take you to the airport if you were to stay on it. It should be bus #757 It will drop you off right in front of the... More