Museums and galleries
Talk suitable for adults.
Part of our Find Out More series for adult visitors.
A chance to find out more about the abbey and the monks of Kirkstall.
Please contact Kirkstall Abbey direct if you have any queries.
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.
Baby changeToiletsVisitor centrePicnic areaCafeEducation facilitiesPlay area
For information on access at this venue, please look for the link under 'related pages' or visit http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/kirkstallabbey/Access-at-Kirkstall-Abbey.aspx
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.
A large free car park is situated opposite Kirkstall Abbey, on Abbey Walk. This includes disabled access parking.
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