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How to get to Kirkstall Festival

posted 12 Jul 2012, 13:33 by Steve Harris   [ updated 8 Jul 2016, 13:21 ]

With the weather being as it has recently it is very likely that parking for the festival will be very restricted. Where possible PLEASE try to use public transport, it’ll help to make your day run smoothly.

By bus

From Bramley: Buses 38, 49 and 91, alight at Kirkstall Leisure Centre and walk along to the Abbey (5 mins).

From Hawksworth: bus 50 travels along Morris Lane. Alight opposite Abbey Walk and walk down the hill past the Abbey House Museum (2 mins).

From Headingley: Buses 38 and 91, alight on Kirkstall Lane opposite Kirkstall Leisure Centre and walk along to the Abbey (5 mins).

From city: buses 33, 33a and 757 travel along Kirkstall Road all the way to the Abbey.

Buses 670, 671, 760 and 508 also travel along Kirkstall Road, alight at Kirkstall Morrisons and walk along to the Abbey (5 mins).

From Horsforth: buses 33, 33a and 757 stop directly opposite the Abbey.

By train

The nearest train station (Headingley)  is ¼ mile walk from Abbey House museum.

The new Kirkstall Forge Station on the Wharfedale Line. Walk up through the Kirkstall Forge site (and have a sneak peek at the site under construction) or along the towpath for a more leisurely route to the Abbey / Festival.  Hourly services are available to Leeds, Skipton/Ilkely and Bradford.

Please contact Metroline for up to date travel information on 0113 245 7676 or see the Journey Planner on www.wymetro.com

Note: There is likely to be heavy traffic and extra delays between 12:15 and 13:15 due to the procession

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