Craft workshop: 1,000 willow wishing stars

Help create a willow star constellation to hang in The Great Barn this Christmas.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

1000 Christmas wishes made by Buckland Abbey visitors will create a willow star constellation hung in the roof of the Great Barn this year. Make a willow star as a wish or tribute to someone special and come back this Christmas to see the whole display! Workshops run each weekend until November.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Buckland Abbey

Prices

House, garden and estate (Feb - Oct)
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £13.60 £12.20
Child £6.80 £6.10
Family £34.00 £30.50
Family one adult £20.40 £18.30
Group Adult N/A £11.50
Group Child N/A £5.70
Garden and estate (Jan - Feb and Oct - Dec)
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.80 £8.00
Child £4.40 £4.00
Family £22.00 £20.00
Family one adult £13.20 £12.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £11.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.70

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Members of the National Trust can enter Buckland Abbey, the garden and estate for free. Thinking about joining? Pop into Visitor Welcome when you arrive at Buckland Abbey to find out more.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
What to bring and wear
The stars will be painted in white emulsion paint. So please be aware of paint splashes.
Accessibility
Level access for wheelchairs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 October 2019 11:30 - 15:00 Available
20 October 2019 11:30 - 15:00 Available
26 October 2019 11:30 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Buckland Abbey
Email
bucklandabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01822 853607

Upcoming events

Halloween Pumpkin Trail: Witchcraft on the high seas

Thu 17 Oct 2019
10:00-16:30
Follow the indoor and outdoor Halloween trails to find the pumpkin clues. Solve a Tudor Witchcraft Trial and protect yourself against witches!

Autumn fun at the abbey

Thu 17 Oct 2019
11:00-16:30
There's lots of fun to be had this autumn at Buckland from trails to star making and much much more

October Half term fused glass workshops

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Create some beautiful fused glass artwork this October

October Half Term Family Fun

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:30
With events and activities for all ages, Buckland is a fantastic place to spend a day out this autumn.

Craft workshop: 1,000 willow wishing stars

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:30-15:00
Help create a willow star constellation to hang in The Great Barn this Christmas.

History through the art tours

Mon 21 Oct 2019
14:00-15:00
Come and join our volunteer Steve, as he takes you around the abbey to explore the history of Buckland through it's artwork.