Medieval Halloween

Discover the Medieval origins of Halloween, when restless spirits were kept at bay with disguises and offerings. You can make a mask and discover ancient superstitions with a trail around the house too.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Discover the Medieval origins of Halloween, when restless spirits were kept at bay with disguises and offerings. You can make a mask and discover ancient superstitions with a trail around the house too.

Prices

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

Prices

House, garden and estate (Feb - Oct)
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.10 £11.00
Child £6.10 £5.50
Family £30.30 £27.50
1 Adult and up to 3 children £18.20 £16.50
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.25
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.15

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 or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

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: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  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 donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

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. 

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 October 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
24 October 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
25 October 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
26 October 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
27 October 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Medieval Beast Hunt

Thu 19 Oct 2017
10:00-16:30
March past a moldiwarpe, catch a coney and hunt for a herinacius. Come along to Buckland Abbey and track down the medieval beasts on our estate walks.

The Art of Reflection

Thu 19 Oct 2017
11:00-16:30
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.

Autumn Naturemake

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Join Naturemake for our fantastic Autumnal creative workshop . Our baskets will overflow with the splendours of autumn harvest that nature provides, glistening conkers, juicy acorns , golden leaves, nuts and berries. From all these goodies...

Hallowe'en Family felt

Sun 22 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Join Claire Packer to create spooky critters from felt

Sunday roasts

Sun 22 Oct 2017
12:00-14:00
Come and enjoy one of our delicious Sunday roasts in the Ox Yard Restaurant. It's the perfect way to warm up and treat yourself after exploring the Buckland Abbey estate.

Medieval Halloween

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Discover the Medieval origins of Halloween, when restless spirits were kept at bay with disguises and offerings. You can make a mask and discover ancient superstitions with a trail around the house too.