Leeds City Council
  • A to Z
  • Newsroom
  • Contact us
  • Accessibility
  • A- A+

Museums and galleries

Guided tour of Kirkstall Abbey

Heritage Open Days logo 2013.

14 September 2013 - 15 September 2013, 11:30am - 3:30pm

Guided tour suitable for everyone.

 

As part of Heritage Open Days 2013, join our free tour of Kirkstall Abbey.

Not suitable for very small children. 

Price:   Free

Contact details:   Please contact Kirkstall Abbey direct 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.

Latest events

Families

Muddy monkeys

02 September 2014

Muddy monkeys

Kirkstall Abbey

Fun for the under 5s and their carers.

Museums and galleries

Plants, animals and birds used in Yorkshire Church architecture

02 September 2014

Plants, animals and birds used in...

Lotherton Hall

Talk suitable for adults 18+.

Families

Little scientists

03 September 2014

Little scientists

Abbey House Museum

Science fun for the under 5's.

Arts and culture

Behind the Scenes Tour

04 September 2014

Behind the Scenes Tour

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

Special guided tours of our custom built store.