Where can you find all these things together in one place in Leeds?
b. Some of the oldest archaeological remains in Leeds
c. Eighteenth century graffiti
d. Concerts, Shakespeare and the Breeze Festival
Kirkstall Abbey works well for Early Years Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 supporting topics such as Tudor rich and poor, Maths and Literacy. For Secondary History, come and study Tudor power and politics.
Everything we do is cross-curricular and all the workshops support the development of literacy skills (speaking and listening), science (materials and using evidence) and often art and geography. Most workshops are supported by downloadable and paper-based self-led resources and trails, just ask for details.
Booked groups can use the Visitor Centre or the Chapter House as a base for their visit, including for lunch. We would recommend you come and meet us for a pre-visit where we can tailor workshops and resources to suit, if your group has additional needs, and you can complete your risk assessment. We have
downloadable Health and Safety guidance to help you to do this.
“Facilities were great, it was easy booking, the resources were excellent”, Year 3 teacher's review of a trip to Kirkstall Abbey
Planning your trip:
If you are thinking of booking a trip to Kirkstall Abbey for your school or group please get in touch with our Learning and Access Officer.
Phone direct: 0113 378 4079 or email