Buckland Abbey

Important notice -

Last admission to the Abbey today (16/9/21) at 15:45. Abbey will close at 16:00. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

Buckland Abbey

What's on

Upcoming events

Woodland Witchcraft Trail

Sun 31 Oct 2021
10:00-16:00
Dress in your spookiest outfit and join us for a fun Halloween woodland witchcraft trail.

Winter Food and Craft Fair

Fri 05 Nov 2021
10:00-16:00
Get your Christmas shopping off to a great start with Buckland Abbey's annual Winter food and craft fair. Booking system is not live, please come back closer to the time to book your tickets.

Christmas Elizabethan dancing and masked fairy-tale

Sun 12 Dec 2021
10:00-16:00
Dust off your dancing shoes and step into Christmas with Renaissance Historical Dance Society. 

Olde Father Christmas

Sat 18 Dec 2021
10:00-15:30
Olde Father Christmas has returned from his year off and is looking forward to greeting visitors at Buckland Abbey again. 

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Buckland Abbey

Sun 02 Jan 2022
10:00-15:30
This Winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Buckland Abbey on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail.

Bucklands River of Light

Sun 02 Jan 2022
10:00-16:00
Head to the Great Barn where you enter a forest of Christmas trees and be immersed in a river of light.
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Things to see and do

Two female children holding pumpkins and laughing

Autumn family fun at Buckland Abbey 

Autumn is nearly here, and there are lots of family activities for you to enjoy.

Christmas decoration and tree behind it

Winter Food and Craft fair  

Start your Christmas shopping off early with local food and craft stalls 5th-7th November. Tickets are not available just yet.

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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

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

Volunteer with us 

Learn more about the different volunteer opportunities available at Buckland Abbey.

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History

The cider house garden at Buckland Abbey, Devon

In the footsteps of the monks 

An archaeological dig got underway around the old walls of the kitchen garden - find out here about the work we've been doing.

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Places to stay

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Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Buckland Abbey, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

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Join or give

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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