Buckland Abbey

Important notice -

Garden, Great Barn and restaurant open daily, 10am-4pm. Abbey open daily, 12.30pm with last admission 3.30pm. Shop open Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. To avoid disappointment please book your visit in advance. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission.

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

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The middle and ground floor of the house, gardens, woodland walks, Cafe and shop at Buckland Abbey are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Buckland Abbey (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Thu 29 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Buckland Abbey.
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Things to see and do

The Great Hall at Buckland Abbey

Visiting the Abbey and Great Barn at Buckland 

The middle and ground floor of the Abbey is open daily from 12.30-3.30pm. Visits are limited to ensure social distancing and entry to the Abbey is not guaranteed on the day you visit. Please be prepared to queue outside for entry.

As you wander through Buckland Abbey, you'll discover a wealth of fascinating tales, amazing architecture and over eight centuries of history.

Exploring the outdoors at Buckland Abbey

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Eating and shopping

Galleries at Buckland

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Enjoy the peaceful estate at Buckland Abbey

Connecting to nature 

Spending time in nature can help our bodies, mind and soul and develop a love for the outdoors which will last a lifetime.

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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. Please be aware that the kitchen garden is closed until further notice.

The magnificent great barn at Buckland

The Great Barn at Buckland 

The Great Barn is one of the largest Medieval barns remaining in the country. Come and be awed by this magnificent building. Please note that face coverings should be worn in the Barn.

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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