Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

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

Buckland Abbey

What's on 

Upcoming events

Art of Reflection - The Cosmic Egg

Tue 21 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
A final flourish of the Art of Reflection exhibition

Drake's Drum - the World Encompassed

Tue 21 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
A celebration of Drake's famous drum currently on display at the Abbey

The World Encompassed exhibition

Tue 21 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
An artistic celebration of Drake's famous circumnavigation of the world

Drake's Daring Deeds Storytelling

Thu 23 Aug 2018
12:00-12:30
Drop in to the Tudor tent in the garden and hear a tale of swashbuckling adventure by our Buckland story teller.

Wild walkabout and Bushcraft for kids

Sat 25 Aug 2018
10:30-15:00
Give your young adventurers the amazing opportunity to find out some of the incredible things they can do with the natural materials all around them.

Buckland Craft Days - Pirate ship making

Sat 25 Aug 2018
11:00-15:30
Come to one of our Buckland Craft days and make your own pirate ship to take home.
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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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Groups

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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Art and collections

Our collections

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