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Leicester Abbey

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

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Ducks

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shazz_91
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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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Thank dyana_georgescu
Wigston
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank GaryCable
Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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Thank evansewart
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

A lovely place! Ideal for doing sport, taking pictures or relax...You can also watch the squirrels swans and ducks playing... all together! true story.

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Thank AlexandruClaudiu
Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A lovely area to walk the dogs with a dog friendly cafe cheap but nice food and staff are great thankyou

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