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Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Very nostalgic

free entry and car parking. Good notices around the abbey ruins to keep you informed. It was clear... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
Great Ruins

I went when it was pretty cold and out of season, but it was still a stunning sight - wrap up... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2016
London, England, United Kingdom
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Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

free entry and car parking. Good notices around the abbey ruins to keep you informed. It was clear where you are allowed to go and where was out of bounds, without spoiling the ruins.

Reviewed September 25, 2016

I went when it was pretty cold and out of season, but it was still a stunning sight - wrap up warmly!

1  Thank Fiona_and_Fam
Reviewed September 21, 2016

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

1  Thank Akshavanth D
Reviewed September 21, 2016

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...More

Thank Adrian O
Elaine F, General Manager at Kirkstall Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

Dear Adrian Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback of your experience of visiting Kirkstall Abbey. I am sorry you did not find all of our staff as engaging as you would like. If you have any specific suggestions as to how...More

Reviewed September 18, 2016 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.

Thank Paul_UK
Reviewed September 17, 2016

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...More

Thank wildwillie53
Reviewed September 16, 2016

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.

Thank Zephan M
Reviewed September 13, 2016

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...More

Thank kellygang2015
Reviewed September 13, 2016

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...More

Thank Burgodunum
Reviewed September 13, 2016

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...More

Thank 244epicurien
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Brenda C
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Elaine F | Property representative |
Hi Brenda There's free parking just opposite the abbey on Abbey Walk. If you are using a sat nav the postcode is LS5 3EH. Enjoy the event! Best wishes Elaine
Peter e
October 20, 2015|
Response from nhwatch | Reviewed this property |
The grounds to Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds are open all year round
July 10, 2015|
Response from Jade Rose M |
You can take a bus from Leeds train station straight to the Abbey, it is the same bus that would eventually take you to the airport if you were to stay on it. It should be bus #757 It will drop you off right in front of the... More