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Address: Abbey Road | Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
Phone Number: 441133784079
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Perfect for a family day out

I've been to Kirkstall on quieter weekdays and during the Saturday markets. Great experience either way. Whether you want to forage for edible herbs in the plentiful bushes or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Kirkstall on quieter weekdays and during the Saturday markets. Great experience either way. Whether you want to forage for edible herbs in the plentiful bushes or wander around the ruins, or just have a picnic on the grass...it's peaceful, beautiful and not too far from town for a quick getaway.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right at the side of the road Kirkstall Abbey is very impressive. You can get into the Abbey ground for free it lovely to have a picnic in this tranquil place. Once a month on Saturday & Sunday there is a deli market and craft fair in the grounds. We go every time in fact I will be there this... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful area for any family. Sited within 6 miles of the City of Leeds, and regular bus services from Leeds City, and also from the Leeds and Bradford International Airport, also from Ilkley, Otley, and many other districts, easy access and disabled friendly. Fantastic eating is available including inside, or outdoors of the original Abbey Gate House.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a dry day, you can have a picnic by the river Air, or if it rains you must cross the road . There you can spend time , going back in time. It's as good as anything you would find in York

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Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best to look into why this place is a ruin thanks one of our former leaders way back interesting history and a good place for a picnic

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1 Thank Phil S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You get what you see from the road charming small walks along the outside of the abbey. Parts have been looked after ie new roof. What would Henry say to that. Ok for an hour or two just outside a very busy comute

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1 Thank Paul M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

good museum for all ages tho a charge for this abbey and visititer centre free also cafes on both sites ,

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1 Thank lindawow
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to visit - Kirkstall Abbey has been a focal point for Leeds families for a long time. The Abbey supported by the Abbey house museum offer an amazing step back in time to the 12th century and then Victorian England in the museum with a replica Victorian street. I can remember going here with my own Grandmother when... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well,preserved and well kept grounds. Abbey Museum across the road and plenty of parking. Good bus service and new train station opened nearby. Refreshments available at both Abbey and museum

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

This Abbey is in my local Area and consequently I pass it every day without giving it a second thought. ( to my shame). I just know I'm nearly home when it comes into view.. A few weeks ago my husband and I had a stroll down to have a walk round on a long very sunny day. I realised... More 

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