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Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey

 
 
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Abbey, free entry

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Contact

Visitor Services

0113 230 5492

Address

Abbey Road,
Kirkstall,
LS5 3EH

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 12 - Wed 24 Dec 12 Monks of Christmas
Sun 14 Dec Carols with the Heritage Singers

Details

Explore one of the most complete examples of a medieval Cistercian abbey in Britain. Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey boast historic architecture amid a haven of wildlife and greenery.

Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre tells you more about the lives of the 12th century monks and contains the touch table, a unique catalogue of images of the abbey from the 18th century to the present day.

Family activities and trails are run throughout the year from the Visitor Centre check out the website for more details. Visit the shop and have the opportunity to buy unique and bespoke products.

Kirkstall Abbey is directly across the road from Abbey House Museum, this is a great opportunity to make a day out for all the family.

For further details see www.leeds.gov.uk/kirkstallabbey/

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Monday: Closed except for bank holidays, when we will be open 10:00 - 16:00,
last admission is at 15:00.

Tuesday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Wednesday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission is at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Thursday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission is at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Friday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission is at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Saturday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission is at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Sunday: April to September 10:00 - 16:30, last admission is at 16:00.
October - March 10:00 - 16:00, last admission is at 15:00.

Prices

Free entry

Admission is free. There may be a charge for some special exhibitions and this will be advertised separately.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 260363  Lat: 53.82233 Long: -1.60651

By Car:
Kirkstall Abbey is located 3 miles from the city centre off the main A65 road, adjacent to Abbey House Museum.

By Public Transport:
The number 33 bus stops outside the abbey which can be caught at Leeds bus station.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired