National Trust Cider Cottage Holiday Home

Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey's holiday cottage

The beautifully refurbished Cider Cottage sleeps four (plus a dog) and is available all year round.

Cider House Cottage

The Cider house was once home to the cider brewery used by the Cistercian monks from Buckland over 700 years ago. 

The exterior of Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The path leading to Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The exterior of Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon

The beautiful two bedroom cottage for four people, is tucked away just off the visitor route and has its own flower rich gardens.

The double bedroom at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The spacious double bedroom at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The double bedroom at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon

The holiday cottage is ideally placed in the grounds of the abbey, where you can explore the gardens and grounds. Just opposite the cottage we have a fantastic wild garden which overlooks the fields of the working estate. 

Cider House garden gate at Buckland
Cider House garden gate at Buckland
Cider House garden gate at Buckland

Can I bring my dog?

Cider House cottage is great if you want to bring your dog with you. With miles and miles of way marked paths to explore through the woodlands and over looking the Tavy Valley. It is a great place to stay for any keen walkers. 

Dog walking through the estate
lady walking her dog through the fields
Dog walking through the estate

What else can I expect?

You can explore Buckland for free and also enjoy a free cream team in the cottage on arrival. Remember the Devon way is cream first!

Browse stalls of local produce at the summer food fair
Delicious treats at the Ox Yard Restaurant
Browse stalls of local produce at the summer food fair

Why not snuggle up and get warm and cosy with the log burner on? You get a basket of logs already provided, and more Buckland wood can be made available at an extra cost. All proceeds from the logs help to look after the conservation projects here at Buckland. 

The sitting room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The cosy sitting room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The sitting room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon

Can I visit the Abbey?

Discover the home of famous Tudor seafarers Sir Francis Drake and Richard Grenville during your visit or find out more about the peace and tranquillity of the Cistercian monks. 

Buckland Abbey
Buckland Abbey
Buckland Abbey

When can I come?

The Cider Cottage is available for booking all year round. 

What's near by?

Further afield, discover Britain’s naval heritage in Plymouth and explore the nearby market town of Tavistock, the perfect place to sample some delicious Devon produce. You’ll also be on the fringes of Dartmoor and less than an hours’ drive to the Devonshire coastline.

A holiday with a difference

What’s more, not only will you get to enjoy an enchanting break, but the money from your holiday helps us care for special places like Buckland Abbey for years to come.

The kitchen at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The country kitchen at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The kitchen at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The dining room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The light and airy dining room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon
The dining room at Cider Cottage, Buckland Abbey, Devon