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Address: Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
Phone Number: 441133784079
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Good place for a picnic with family and friends

Nice place to go with your partner, family and friends . history.. river side.. park.. everything at one place. well maintained.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Akshavanth D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to go with your partner, family and friends . history.. river side.. park.. everything at one place. well maintained.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful historic venue. The staff in the gift shop are pretty docile (The Black Girl was very helpful on my first visit), but the rest have been very polite but not engaging. This place is crying out for someone to walk visitors around and share its fascinating history

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Thank Adrian O
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park - hard to find parking nearby as the main one was full/busy. So park a little further on a street or lane.

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Thank Paul_UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kirkstall Abbey is one of the best preserved Cistercian abbies in the country. It is right by the A65 in west Leeds so is easy to get to. Leeds council maintain the abbey and grounds so it is a great place to visit when the weather is nice, and it is free to get in.

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Thank wildwillie53
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the prayer ceremony, I am not a devout Christian yet love the joyous singing. The settings really special, and a great cycle from along the canal from central Leeds.

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Thank Zephan M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kirkstall abbey is a great day out for young and old alike,a walk around the abbey is very interesting followed by a stroll by the river,just like the monks must have done in days gone by.the museum across the road is a must,it includes,amongst many other interesting sights,a street layed out as it would have been many years ago.all in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether it's 1/2hr spent scrambling through the ruins with the kids or just going for a leisurely stroll around the Abbey's ruins, it's well worth a visit. With lots of events held over the year there's always something new to see and do . So if you've visited already during the day it's worth going to one of the many... More 

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Thank Burgodunum
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprising area situated in the suburb of Leeds, on the days we visited it there was a treasure hunting game for the child forcing them to look around the whole ruins. some comments indicated tell you about the history of the building giving an extra interest to it. Different events are organized during the year. The park around is... More 

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Thank 244epicurien
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a really enchanting place, I do find it hard to believe that this is council owned. Very family friendly with some free parking close by and a play area (near the car park) for young children. Visited lots in my childhood and this time went on Heritage Open Day where a free 1hr tour was offered, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, quiet with constant flow of events. Fantasia is amazing, choirs in the abbey is heavenly and their festivals are always fun! Lovely local spot!

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