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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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Loved this Victorian Shopping Arcade Museum opposite the Abbey ruins

Very interesting and entertaining with nice little tearoom. Both the museum and abbey are surrounded by lovely parkland and there were people having picnics in the abbey grounds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Congleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and entertaining with nice little tearoom. Both the museum and abbey are surrounded by lovely parkland and there were people having picnics in the abbey grounds. A good place to visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We love this place. Very well looked after. Fantastic atmosphere. Beautiful relics. A great place to spend a summer day . Fresh air and beautiful surrounds. Lots of open spaces to run around , take a picnic and enjoy the surroundings.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lovely historical site by a river, lovely to just walk around or sit by and watch the world go by in the summer. Love it.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Really enjoyed the tour around the building and reading the information that is well displayed. There is a shop that sells interesting items

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just went for a wander around the grounds and into the Abbey itself. Beautiful area and lovely open spaces beside the river Aire. Great place for families, dogs, or even by yourself. Lots of other people normally but can be quite peaceful at the same time

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A must in all weathers, i visited here since i was 5 never changes and is still amazing. I got my head stuck in bars when i was little 7 or 8 and went back to stand in the same spot with my children. The kirkstall Fantazea is brilliant too. The museum and cafe are great. Just wish that these... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Love this place it is so peaceful but interesting. The place has so much history but it also a great place for a nice summer walk. Very easy to get to in Leeds

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Beautiful area, perfect for dog walks. Perfect for a walk around the abbey then down along the canal. Cute and tranquil area for couples or a lone walk.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It just isn't that impressive. Not that I have anything against the remnants of what was once a medium-sized building. There's just not that much to see. Unless you have a specific interest in British Religious history, old semi-standing architecture or Kirkstall (???), there is no reason to visit. If you want to see a proper ruin, go to the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Visiting Leeds at the moment and this is one of the most beautiful places visited so far! This monument is stunning and the walk in the park is also very pleasant

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