Facilities & access


  • Restaurant serving hot meals between 12pm and 2.30pm. Light snacks and hot drinks available all day
  • Enjoy your picnic in the beautiful grounds
  • Dogs welcome on some estate walks. Dog walking guide available at reception
  • Mobile signal is very poor across the estate

Family & children

  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities plus parent and baby room
  • Back-carrying baby packs and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Children's quiz/trail and family activities available for indoors and outdoors


  • Designated disabled parking spaces and buggy service operating daily
  • Adapted toilet next to main toilets
  • Abbey is on steep slopes with some uneven paths
  • Ramped main entrance. Wheelchairs available. Ground floor is accessible by wheelchair - stairs to other floors. 119 steps on normal visitor route

Hire our Tramper

Hire our Tramper

A Tramper is an off-road mobility scooter which allows visitors who find it difficult to walk far to see more of our estate. Please call 01822 856045 to find out more. There is a small fee.

Education groups

A school group enjoying a visit

Buckland has a great education offer. We run various activities, such as costume talks (dependent on numbers), and our friendly volunteers will host you for the day. Please contact us for more information.

Group visits

A garden club touring the Cider House Gardens

If you would like to visit us as a group, we can offer a variety of things such as guided tours or booked lunches in our restaurant. Give us a call on 01822 853607 and we'll help you plan your visit.