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Leicester Abbey

Abbey Park | Abbey Park Rd, Leicester, England
+44 116 454 1003
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Interesting ruins

As part of a visit to Abbey Park, which in itself is excellent, the 12th century Augustinian abbey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MLambert51
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Lots to do in this busy city park

I always enjoy returning to Abbey Park in Leicester. there is always lots going on for all ages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dai365
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LOCATION
Abbey Park | Abbey Park Rd, Leicester, England
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+44 116 454 1003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a visit to Abbey Park, which in itself is excellent, the 12th century Augustinian abbey ruins make for an interesting wander, and cover a wider area than many people realise. For our young children they enjoy wandering round and exploring.

Thank MLambert51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy returning to Abbey Park in Leicester. there is always lots going on for all ages, from the play ground, mini zoo, sports pitches, cafe, narrow gauge train, etc.

Thank Dai365
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

One of the most attractive places in Leicester, not far from the city centre, excellent for out door activities with family and friends. close to shops and cafe.

Thank mokhgad
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Leicester Abbey, St Mary's, has been a ruin since the dissolution in the 16th Century. I suppose they are very much like any othe rruined abbey, except for the grave of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, and it's down to him not getting Henry his divorce that...More

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of the Brotherhood places of Leicester which surrounded the town that was rich in animal prduce during Medieval times the site was refuge for Cardinal Wolsey while he was heading towards the Tower for Treason but his health was failing and he died here...More

Thank Robin W
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Little confusing because the ruins themselves are quite basic albeit steeped in history. The park in which they are located offers far more and you can easily spend half a day. Lots of different areas and well maintained. My favourite time to go is autumn...More

Thank MalcH
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

the main gate is still visible, but the rest is a sort of "floor plan" of how great this abbey once was

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This park is so clean and great for all ages. There is a pets corner, play park, out door gym, boating lake, gardens and lots of open space! I would certainly recommend for all to visit here

Thank Louise1914
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk in Abbey Park this morning and had cup of tea and scone in newly opened peppercorn cafe. Friendly service great atmosphere in refurbished cafe which has been closed for some time. Ella Louise the bus has now finished serving which has been there...More

1  Thank j0sieking
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

It's worth going to Abbey park as it's a lovely place to walk and relax but Leicester Abbey ruins are nothing to write home about. Still doesn't take anything away from a visit to the park though.

Thank RIF123
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