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Abbey Park

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Abbey Park

A beautiful park with many things to do. There is a large oval track which is 0.46 miles long for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ljfreer
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Leicester, United Kingdom
The Ruins

The history you walk around is intersting and well detailed. The wonderful layout of the garden... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mlj2714
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Abbey Park Road, Leicester LE4 5AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful park with many things to do. There is a large oval track which is 0.46 miles long for running, jogging or walking on. An adult outdoor exercise spot with many machines to help you stay fit or get fit. Plenty of childrens play...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ljfreer
Reviewed 6 days ago

The history you walk around is intersting and well detailed. The wonderful layout of the garden area is award winning, kept clean and tidy by the garden staff. Went with a crowd of 2 + had a great 2 1/2 hours will be going back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mlj2714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister was visiting from Scotland and we had half a day to kill. A stroll round Abbey Park was a great trip down memory lane from when we used to bring our children here. The park is in good condition and looks lovely, we're...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clive H
Reviewed 13 December 2018

I have been visiting Leicester on business for many years but only recently found time to visit Abbey Park, what an amazing surprise. The park opened in 1882 on the banks of the River Soar and was expanded in 1932 to include the area west...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Celticheart07
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Quite a peaceful and calm place in the centre of a city. The childrens' playground is good but the abbey ruins are not really that interesting. The little zoo in the grounds entertains the younger children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 18 November 2018

What a beautiful park, great for picnics, the boat ride was fun. Fun family day out. The kids enjoyed the play area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Abbey Park is a large park near the City centre that has something for everyone! As well as the expected large green spaces, trees and flowers it has the river running through it and a large lake. There are the old abbey ruins, pets corner,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jw1983
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Went here on a rainy Sunday and still managed to have a really enjoyable time! There's different things to see there and I particularly enjoyed pets corner!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 997kezm
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We are with family around the park very good for children for play very good for adults walk . If there is pick nick sports it well be great area..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cherry950
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Abbey Park is part of the old Abbey Estate. Linked with Cardinal Wolsey. The River Soar runs through the grounds on two sides. A beautiful park with old world charm. A suggestion if arriving by rail and going to visit Abbey Pumping Station and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HowardW883
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Response from aab420 | Reviewed this property |
different times during the weekend.... you will have go there and check it out...
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elizabethholyland
30 January 2018|
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Response from shaylcfc | Reviewed this property |
There is cafe and I’m not sure about the parking
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Gail M
26 July 2017|
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Response from 192jennat | Reviewed this property |
it is there but has been out of use for years.
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