Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

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

A group of school girls working at one of our special places

School visits to Buckland Abbey 

Buckland is a fantastic place for an educational visit. Whether it's Tudor history, Sir Francis Drake and his seafaring adventures, geography, art or even the outdoors, your visit can be tailored to the topic you are studying.

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What's on 

A summer of fun at Buckland

Upcoming events

Art of Reflection - The Cosmic Egg

Tue 19 Jun 2018
A final flourish of the Art of Reflection exhibition

Serendipity Glass Gallery opening

Sun 01 Jul 2018
Serendipity Glass Designs are opening a new workshop in the Ox Yard. There will be light refreshments, free face painting, and an opportunity to be the first to see the new gallery as it officially opens to the public.

Elizabethan Crafts

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Make your own pomander or tudor musical instrument to take home

Elizabethan weekend - the World Encompassed

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Step back to the Elizabethan era as falconers, costumed characters, archers and musicians take over Buckland Abbey to celebrate the flamboyance of Sir Francis Drake.
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Places to stay

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Get involved

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

Volunteer with us 

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Buckland Abbey on the National Trust Collections website