Buckland Abbey

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

Buckland Abbey

Things to see and do

Buckland Abbey

What's on 

Upcoming events

Christmas at Buckland: The First Nowell

Sun 04 Dec 2016
Celebrate the Christmas season as local NAFAs groups fill the barn with festive joy with their seasonal interpretation of the carol, The First Nowell.

Festive Family Felt

Sun 04 Dec 2016
Get ready for Christmas as The Wet Felting Company arrives to help you create tree decorations, gifts and more.

An Elizabethan Christmas at home

Sun 04 Dec 2016
Step back in time to experience an Elizabethan Christmas at home. See the kitchen getting ready for a festive feast, admire the greenery in the Great Hall and discover peace and tranquillity in the Chapel.

Christmas Dine Out at Buckland

Wed 07 Dec 2016
Enjoy a festive meal at the heart of the Buckland Abbey estate, as the Ox Yard restaurant opens its doors late for seasonal meals to celebrate the year gone by.

Lord of Misrule

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Join our Lord of Misrule, as he leads the festive celebrations, by mocking the king and visitors alike and general foolishness in and around the Abbey.

Christmas Rag Rugging

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Learn the art of rag-rugging with expert Deborah Hastings. This time get set for Christmas by making baubles, corsages and wreaths.
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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.