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

Sun 31 Jul 2016
Discover our Rembrandt self-portrait and examine the evidence leading to its verification in our exhibition 'Rembrandt revealed'.

Tudor Archer

Tue 02 Aug 2016
Meet our historical archer from the court of Henry VIII and his display for all ages with authentically made bows and arrows. You may even get to have a go!

Family felt

Wed 03 Aug 2016
Drop-in with the family to create fascinating works of art out of felt with local artist Claire Packer.

In-depth tour

Wed 03 Aug 2016
Join one of our knowledgeable Room Guides as they take you on an in-depth tour of Buckland Abbey.

Whittle & Burn

Sat 06 Aug 2016
Adventure down Cot Lane to whittle yourself a spoon and to learn the art of creating charcoal with our rangers.

Needlecraft bird workshop

Mon 08 Aug 2016
Tweet tweet - inspired by Buckland's wildlife, create your own colourful needlecraft bird with local artist Claire Packer. Booking essential - however please pay on the day.
Buckland Abbey


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.