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Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Road | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 230 5492
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Ranked #8 of 102 attractions in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Religious Sites
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Went here in May 2013, not august! went with a friend on my birthday because the weather was nice, obviously there isn't much to do there besides look round the ruins of the abbey and in the visitors centre, which there isn't much to see. But the abbey itself is beautiful to look at (particularly if the weathers nice) we... More

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Yorkshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We came to visit today with our US family as they were stopping nearby they had seen there was a craft market we had a look round the market which was mainly food then we went on a free tour of the Abbey with this young girl who was very informative and friendly enjoyed it the weather was great too.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

For a city center attraction the ancient abbey set by the riverside never ceases to amaze. It's very nice to picnic here on a sunny day.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Attractive and interesting. Lovely place on a warm sunny day to just sit or walk. Clean, good parking, nice cafe and shop will go again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had no idea just how much they cram into the museum and the park/Abbey is great for a walk - nice friendly cafe too.

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Boulder, Colorado
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12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Rode our rental bikes here from our hotel. Wonderful to walk through the ruins. Happened upon a wedding group there having their pictures taken. Then went to Abbey teahouse that is across the street. A really nice time for all of us.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Perfect for a walk around on a sunny day. Pretty good on a gloomy day too. You can pay extra to go into the ruins but it is just as nice to explore for yourself. A little gem in North leeds.

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Lincolnshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We take our grandchildren here because they enjoy the history of the place and the playground atmosphere. It's a great place to visit for peace and quiet so close to a city.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Lovely place, pretty part of Leeds. Kids loved it & the cafe was great. Massive slabs of cake & buckets of coffee!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The history of the abbey must go back years. I would highly recommend this place to visit. The shop is very well priced for children's pocket money prices. Most items are under a pound!

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