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Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Great day out

Visited here many times with kids and just for a walk. Lovely site to walk round and enjoy. Always... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tahir D
via mobile
A hauntingly lovely spot

The abbey ruins are complimented by the wonderful Abbey House museum and tea room across the road... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“across the road” (80 reviews)
“visitors centre” (18 reviews)
“deli market” (11 reviews)
Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
+44 113 378 4079
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here many times with kids and just for a walk. Lovely site to walk round and enjoy. Always friendly people visiting and lots of local pubs near by for dinner etc. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Tahir D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The abbey ruins are complimented by the wonderful Abbey House museum and tea room across the road, which together with the visitor centre on site make this a great place to wander and explore. At dusk, the buildings seem to assume an air of spiritual...More

1  Thank Gillfluff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here during my university life, every Sunday it has a nice flea market which sells nice Local British Cuisine, homemade jam and berries. the view here is also beautiful, perfect for photo and picnic too!More

Thank StefanoMalachi
Elaine F, General Manager at Kirkstall Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stefano Thank you for such a lovely review! Just to point out that our deli markets are on the last weekend of the month from March to November, not every week. We wouldn't want someone to turn up and be disappointed! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to Kirkstall Abbey since I was a youth - a long time ago- but as you would expect it hadn't changed apart from all the information noticeboards which have been put up explaining the various parts of the abbey. The ruin...More

Thank Norwegian11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk around the remains of the Abbey, I have taken my children there on numerous occasions and now my daughter takes her child

Thank petsmum3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for a lovely day with family the sun ☀ was shinning and there was quite a lot to do it was a really nice day out

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It does not look like a very expansive place, but it took us hours to appreciate the sight and walk through everything we were interested in, plus its free, and there is a museum close by, its prettier in person and the landscaping is nice...More

Thank Jdack609
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth an hour or two. Bags of history here - there is even a little museum just across the road. You don't realise the skills of the original builders until you get up close. They even have the odd play/outdoor concert here is summer....More

Thank PabloMorley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to enter which you can't grumble about. great if you are interested in historical sites and also if you want to walk in a nice park by the river, shame the church part was closed due to a private do, will return when the...More

Thank pmbt1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Kirkstall on a few occasions but when me and a friend went this time we were met with very rude staff. (Saturday 9th September 2017) We wanted to attend to use the beautiful location as a background for some photos for...More

Thank Carame1ine
Elaine F, General Manager at Kirkstall Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Caroline As per my response to your email on this subject, amateur photographers are allowed to take photographs within the abbey for personal use free of charge. All photographs taken for promotional, publicity or professional purposes must pay a fee. The standard charge is...More

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Questions & Answers
Brenda C
9 November 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
21 October 2015|
Response from nhwatch | Reviewed this property |
The grounds to Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds are open all year round
10 July 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