Buckland Abbey

Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape

Buckland Abbey

Things to see and do

Art at the Abbey

Buckland Abbey

What's on 

Upcoming events

Rembrandt Revealed

Tue 03 May 2016
Discover our Rembrandt self-portrait and examine the evidence leading to its verification in our exhibition 'Rembrandt revealed'.

In-depth tour

Wed 04 May 2016
Join one of our knowledgeable Room Guides as they take you on an in-depth tour of Buckland Abbey.

Spring guided walk

Wed 11 May 2016
Discover the sights and smells of spring as our rangers take you off the beaten track to explore the delights that the Buckland estate has to offer.

Whittle and Burn

Sat 28 May 2016
Get outdoors and head down Cot Lane to see our outdoor team turn estate trees into charcoal and to discover how we whittle logs into useful objects for the home. Climb aboard a shave horse and whittle yourself an object too!

Family Felt

Wed 01 Jun 2016
Join Claire Packer from the Wet Felting Company as her popular felting workshop returns. Drop-in with all the family from 11am-4pm.

Family Rag-rugging

Thu 02 Jun 2016
Drop-in anytime between 11am-4pm to join Debbie Hastings for her fun, family-friendly rag rug workshop - where you can create a masterpiece to take home.
Buckland Abbey


A close up view of a woman drinking a cup of coffee, with a toddler in the background


Treat yourself to a delicious home cooked lunch in the restaurant. Whether it's a special meal or just a snack you're looking for, there's something to tickle every taste bud.

Buckland Abbey


Buckland Abbey

Places to stay

Buckland Abbey

Get involved

Join the volunteer team and help to share Buckland's stories

Volunteering at Buckland Abbey 

With a wealth of opportunities to choose from, why not become part of Buckland's story and volunteer with us? Whether you would rather be indoors or out, and no matter how much or how little time you can give, we would love to hear from you.