Buckland Abbey

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

Buckland Abbey

What's on 

Upcoming events

February Half Term Family crafting - pine cone bird feeders

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Give your feathered friends a helping hand by making a pine cone bird feeder from our Christmas display.

February Half Term Fun

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Make your own bird feeder to welcome feathered friends to your garden or pick up a trail from Visitor Welcome and go exploring!

February Half Term Tudor Cooking

Tue 19 Feb 2019
Learn some Tudor cooking tips from our volunteers at Buckland Abbey this half term.

Naturemake February Half Term

Wed 20 Feb 2019
Join Naturemake as you delve into the depths of your imagination to create beautiful pieces of art.

Half Term Wild Art with the Ranger Team

Thu 21 Feb 2019
Get creative outdoors this February Half Term with wild art.

Natural history of Dartmoor - Evening talk with John Walters

Sat 30 Mar 2019
An evening of natural history with BBC's Spring and Winter watch reporter, John Walters.
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A visitor enjoying a large mug of coffee at a National Trust café

Eating at the Abbey 

Whether it's a special meal or just a snack you're looking for, there's something to tickle every taste bud in Buckland's restaurant.

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Buckland Abbey

Places to stay

Buckland Abbey

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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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