We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Leicester Abbey

Abbey Park | Abbey Park Rd, Leicester, England
+44 116 454 1003
Call
Save
Review Highlights
Ruins OK Park very good

Little confusing because the ruins themselves are quite basic albeit steeped in history. The park... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
MalcH
,
Loughborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
stunning ruin

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

Reviewed 13 October 2017
TopTapir
,
Wigan
Read all 79 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pets corner” (10 reviews)
“lovely park” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Abbey Park | Abbey Park Rd, Leicester, England
CONTACT
+44 116 454 1003
Write a ReviewReviews (79)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 13 October 2017

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

Thank TopTapir
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
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
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
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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

Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 2 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...More

1  Thank SagaloutLeicester
Reviewed 22 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

Thank Shazz_91
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...More

1  Thank Paul M
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...More

2  Thank leicestermuqaddam
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Sayonara 4 Seasons
294 reviews
.45 km away
Harini's Restaurant and Celebrations Lounge
85 reviews
.35 km away
Sharmilee Restaurant
242 reviews
.53 km away
Bobby's
411 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Space Centre
2,537 reviews
.73 km away
Abbey Pumping Station
322 reviews
.87 km away
Abbey Park
247 reviews
.26 km away
Highcross Leicester
231 reviews
1.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Leicester Abbey staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit