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Kirkstall Abbey

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Address: Abbey Road | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
Phone Number: +44 113 230 5492
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We as a family love this place. Don't miss out .... visit if you come to Leeds it's beautiful!!! Great location and the little museum is most defo a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a long morning at hospital this is just what we need. Lovely setting. Great to see history of the abbey. Cute little museums.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We as a family love this place. Don't miss out .... visit if you come to Leeds it's beautiful!!! Great location and the little museum is most defo a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit! Well kept ,perfect for a family visit and for walks lovers.A hided gem that need more promotion!

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Thank theAngerNextDoor
Leeds
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A real step back in time amongst wonderful gardens and settings. Simply magnificent, Ample parkin spaces and the Kirkstall museum just over the road, a complete day out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

good place and fortunately the weather is very good today except the wind!💨💨💨💨💨 the historical buliding stands for the famous artist.....

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Thank Bei S
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402 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and quiet place to hang around on a Sunday afternoon, with some good events. Unfortunately the closing time is 4pm which is quite early so you need to plan ahead.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Kirkstall Abbey was all I expected it to be a lovely day walking round the ruins with plenty of information, and then into the museum to visit the Victorian streets well worth a visit .By sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing that surprised me was the size of the place. I never would have expected an Abbey outside of a city to be so big. I would have loved to have seen it in all its glory. Many places for small children to investigate and in the shop the youngsters can dress up as the Lady of the... More 

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Thank Vince C
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a good hour walking around and also inside the Abbey. We went in January so a bit muddy in areas, but all really accessible. I would imagine it would be even better to visit in the summer as there are plenty of benches to stop fo a packed lunch and a drink. Great that the ruins of this beautiful... More 

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Thank Iain K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the sun is out then it is a very pleasant spot to have a wonder around. There are sport facilities (tennis and rugby) which are free to use. Plus a gift shop in the Abbey and a bar over the road. There are often events going on at the Abbey and there are farmers markets every month.

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