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Leicester Abbey

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Address: Abbey Park | Abbey Park Rd, Leicester, England
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0116 454 1003

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Relaxing place in the evening

Good place to relax with any one. Good for all ages & can relax in the green grass having feeling the breeze around.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to relax with any one. Good for all ages & can relax in the green grass having feeling the breeze around.

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Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a very popular place located against the river Soar. It is a ruin but it is easy to imagine what a wonderful lace this must have been in its heyday. I used to play around here 75 years ago and still return on a regular basis

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Thank SagaloutLeicester
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Mainly go to take the little one and the big kid - other half to feed the ducks. Nice open space for little one to enjoy herself and take nice quiet walks

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Thank Shazz_91
Leicester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Abbey Park is a very pleasant place to rest and relax in Leicester. The abbey where Cardinal Wolsey died in 1535 is indicated by its foundation walls but there is nothing to indicate what's what. Nearby is the ruin of a house where Charles I stayed after Prince Rupert besieged and took the city in the English Civil War. The... More 

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Thank Paul M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautifully preserved & informatively signposted peak into some essential local history. The Animal Corner mini-zoo is right next to it so there is something for the younger ones who might get a little bored looking at old buildings. For the rest of us however it is an amazing peek into a very tumultuous local history & not something that should... More 

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Soulac-sur-Mer, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On its own it's okay but as part of the Abbey park experience it's very very nice. Not much information available on the Abbey itself.

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Thank RIF123
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A great day out in good weather! Explore the history behind the ruins of this medieval abbey while strolling among beautiful greenery and along the river Soar too. There's a cafe near by too and kids can feed the ducks and geese.

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Thank Amin A
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

ok for a week-end visit. pluses: great landscape, historical ruins, fresh air, species of plants to study, peace and quiet minus: if the weather is hot, you can suffer from dehidration, nearest place where you can get some water is actually not so close...

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Wigston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Its a Family Park with good walks round the park and once a year they have the Family Fair there and the dewiel there as well in October

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Lovely place to visit on a nice day can sit around on the grass or have a picnic at the tables a great day for a family event or just to unwind and enjoy the peace and quite

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