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Address: Abbey Road, Leeds LS5 3EH, England
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Clean outdoor and free

First positive - its free. Secondly - its open space, so you can have a picnic or kick a football about or just take a walk and adnire this lovely old ruin. Occassionally they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
GazBouch
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First positive - its free. Secondly - its open space, so you can have a picnic or kick a football about or just take a walk and adnire this lovely old ruin. Occassionally they hold outdoor events here - for example Shakespeare plays which are very atmospheric.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited the abbey more than 10 times - I still love it so very much. Its easy to visit, you can get on a first coach from the coach station and it will drop you right at the bus stop near the abbey. The abbey has a large green area around it, perfect for picnics or just reading and... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is in a huge park area and a huge structure , was a great day out and wonderful to see and read about this Abbey ! I would recomend to half day site seeing trip when In Leeds.

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1 Thank EddieGlasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kirkstall Abbey is a great place to visit if you are interested in old cities and ancient temple like the Greek temples. While you walk in the middle of the Abbey, you might feel that you were back to the old days being a monk. It is also great that it is free of charge to visit this temple.

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1 Thank iamokthankyou
Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the walk round these ruins, good info signs brought it to life. Despite being a rainy day this was a good place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far from the city Only annoying thing it was closed check opening times but still worth a look from the outside

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part of visiting kirkstall Abbey is it's museum which has just been renovated,It has a Victorian street with cobbles(a rare sight nowadays.You and your children can marvel at the old fashioned shops. Once you have had your visit in the past you can cross kirkstall road and see kirkstall Abbey a splendid ruin,which takes you further back in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were passing we thought we would call in and have a walk round. The largest abbey in Yorkshire but does not have the same visitors as the others. Splendid way to spend time there and walk by the river even in February.

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Mansfield,England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small sized Abbey but very interesting. With the information boards you really get a great feel for monastic life and how very tiring and cold the Monks must have been most of the time.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Revisited here - last visit some 30+ years ago. Free car park , well sign posted, friendly and free. Great for going for a walk and a cafe and museum too. Lovely way to get rid of a rugby hangover .

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