Winter opening 2016

Buckland Abbey on a snowy day

Find out what's open when with our handy guide

Abbey

  • 1 - 30 November - the Abbey will be open for guided tours only on weekdays, these run at 11.30 and 2.00 and last approximately 1.5 hours. On the weekends, the Abbey is open from 11.00 - 3.30 (last admission 3.00) for free flow visits.
  • 1 - 18 December - the ground floor of the Abbey (decorated for Christmas) will be open daily from 11.00 - 3.30 (last admission 3.00) for free flow visits. Guided tours will run at various times through the day for anyone who'd like to see the rest of the house too.
  • 19 - 23 December - the ground floor of the Abbey (decorated for Christmas) will be open daily from 11.00 - 2.30 (last admission 2.00) for free flow visits. Guided tours will run at various times through the day for anyone who'd like to see the rest of the house too.
  • 19 - 23 December from 3.00 - 7.00 - Olde Father Christmas will be visiting the Abbey for storytelling sessions. These have limited places so don't miss out - book your ticket here.
  • 27 December - 2 January - the Abbey will be open for guided tours only, these run at 11.30 and 2.00 and last approximately 1.5 hours.

Garden, estate, shop, restaurant and Great Barn

  • 1 November - 2 January - open daily from 10.30 - 4.00 (not 24-26 December).
  • 7 January - 5 February - open weekends only from 10.00 - 4.00

Late night opening - estate, gardens, shop, restaurant and Great Barn

  • 30 November, 7 and 14 December - open until 8pm. The restaurant will be open for bookable dine out meals only. Hot drinks and mince pies will be available from the kiosk in the Ox Yard.
  • 19 - 23 December - open until 8pm