Kirkstall is roughly 2 miles from the city centre and close to the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University. Its main visitor attraction is Kirkstall Abbey, a ruined Cistercian monastery set in grounds which are now a public park on the north bank of the River Aire.
Properties in Kirkstall
Much of Kirkstall's housing consists of converted back-to-back terraces with large basement conversions and roof extensions, meaning the properties provide a lot of more living space than you'd imagine. Most have a small front yard or garden.
Living in Kirkstall
Kirkstall has several pubs, a Morrisons supermarket and several other shops built as part of the Kirkstall Bridge Shopping centre. This includes Home Bargains, Pets at home, M&S food and Outlet, Matalan, Dunnes, Boots the Chemist, Specsavers, Halfords and the Carphone Warehouse. There is a private gym and a leaisure centre with swimming pool.
Kirkstall has a library and an award winning fish and chip shop on Morris Lane (Kirkstall Fisheries).
Kirkstall Abbey is a beautiful place to walk around all year (it looks great in sunshine or snow). There is a monthly farmers market with delicious artisan food and local produce and handmade gifts. The Abbey also host many public and private events including concerts and summer film screenings.
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