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Find our more about life in a medieval monastery

Black and white photograph of Kirkstall Abbey.

15 May 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Part of our Find Out More series for adult visitors.

 

Part of our Find Out More series for adult visitors.  A chance to find out more about the abbey and the monks of Kirkstall. In this session we look at daily life in a monastery.

Price:   Free

Contact details:   Booking is required. 

Please contact (0113) 230 5492 to book your place or if you have any queries.

Additional information:  

 

Kirkstall Abbey 

Kirkstall
Leeds
LS5 3EH

t.   0113 230 5492

Details  

Visit one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in the country and step back in time to see how the monks lived. Refreshments are available from the Gatehouse café across the road at Abbey House Museum.

Facilities  

Baby change
Toilets
Visitor centre
Picnic area
Cafe
Education facilities
Play area

Access  

Follow the link on the right for more information about access at Kirkstall Abbey.

Public transport  

Finding your way to Kirkstall Abbey. By bus: Bus numbers 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road. By train: The nearest train station is Headingley and is a 1 mile walk from the Abbey. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676. By car: If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS5 3EH.

Parking  

A large free car park is situated opposite Kirkstall Abbey, on Abbey Walk. This includes disabled access parking.

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