The Great Barn this Christmas

Father and daughter stood in front of a christmas tree with lights looking up at it

The magic doesn't stop in the Abbey - be sure to step into the Great Barn to see it transformed into a woodland wonderland with over 200 trees filling the barn.

One thousand Christmas wishes at Buckland Abbey

This Christmas, the doors to Bucklands Medieval Great Barn open to reveal a wilow star constellation.

One thousend willow stars have been made by visitors and volunteers at Buckland Abbey as a Christmas wish or tribute to somebody special.

 

Stars and the Christmas tree in the Great Barn at Buckland Abbey
Stars made by pupils from St Andrew's Primary School in the Great Barn at Buckland Abbey
Stars and the Christmas tree in the Great Barn at Buckland Abbey

Navigate your way under the willow star constellation through a path of two hundred twinkly Christmas trees.

Choirs at Christmas

Pop back at weekends to hear the barn filled to the rafters with Christmas song, as local choir groups will be singing around the large Christmas tree.

Choirs at Christmas
Ladies all singing carols
Choirs at Christmas
Singing songs of Christmas
crowd in semi darkness singing and little girl in forefront with candle singing
Singing songs of Christmas

Family Trails

Follow the Christmas family trail outside to learn about Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the globe where he followed star constellations to spend his first Christmas from home on his voyage stopping at Morocco.