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Address: Abbey Road | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
Phone Number: 441133784079
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We visited Kirkstall Abbey on a beautiful sunny day. We found it easy to park, easy to walk around and the setting was lovely. We visited the tea rooms across the road ( next to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
DawnCalvert
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Goole, England, United Kingdom
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Goole, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Kirkstall Abbey on a beautiful sunny day. We found it easy to park, easy to walk around and the setting was lovely. We visited the tea rooms across the road ( next to the museum) and the food was very nice and the staff helpful.

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Lewes
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quite a lot of it left, so much easier to get an impression of the original building than at many ruined abbeys. You can see much of it from outside even when it's not open.

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Leeds
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely spot to wander round on a sunny day with the large grounds and meandering river just the ticket for a picnic and / or visit the Abbey museum just across the road, very interesting and lovely tea rooms.

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1 Thank labradoodles4us
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been visiting kirkstall abbey for years now and it never gets old. The place and grounds around it are stunning and a great place to take photos. They have done it up and made changes over the years so there's now a nice visitors area and small information place. Local cafes close by and near the swimming pool. Can... More 

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1 Thank Laura-Ashley H
leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting. Lovely well kept grounds. Interesting museum and visitor centre. Friendly staff. Easy to access.

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1 Thank stoxy30
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Free attraction. Free car park. You have to go in through a little shop where they were doing soap bubbles for the kids. My boy loved it. There's also a kid play area inside the castle. The view is amazing and it was a glorious sunny day. Great

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Dewsbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

..just across the road from Kirkstall Abbey Museum...breathtaking in size and splendour. We visited the museum first,then crossed to the Abbey...we had the most wonderful day..

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1 Thank markfox1939
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kirkstall abbey has lots to offer! A reasonably priced museum, playground, tearoom and the ruins. It hosts various farmers markets and sneaky theatre events also throughout the year.

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1 Thank Kathryn C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abbey Closed during its opening hours for some reason, I might have read the times wrong but still I wanted to see the abbey from the inside. At least I saw it from the out.

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Elaine F, General Manager at Kirkstall Abbey, responded to this review

Dear Doctor Who C Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The abbey is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm (last admission 4pm). If you let me know what date and time you visited I shall investigate why the abbey was closed. Please reply to abbey.house@leeds.gov.uk. Best wishes from all the staff at Kirkstall Abbey and... More 

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

we went to one of the theme days, harry potter! the kids loved it and us adults too, was a brill experience viewing the harry potter film from within this magnificent old building.

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