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Kirkstall Abbey information
Lonely Planet review
Leeds' most impressive medieval structure is the beautiful Kirkstall Abbey, founded in 1152 by Cistercian monks from Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire, and one of the best-preserved medieval abbeys in Britain. Across the road, the Abbey House Museum , once the Great Gate House to the abbey, contains meticulously reconstructed shops and houses that evoke Victorian Leeds, and displays that give an interesting insight into monastic life. The abbey and museum are off the A65, 3 miles northwest of the centre; take bus 33, 33A or 757.