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Medieval Buckland (guided tour)

On Thursdays at 2pm you can discover Buckland’s medieval roots with a knowledgeable volunteer guide.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Uncover the monastic past at Buckland as you take a walk with our volunteer Brian. You will discover fascinating architecture at every turn and understand better the story of Buckland Abbey before the dissolution of the monasteries.

The tour is scheduled for most Thursdays but please check our website or social media for updates to avoid disappointment.

Normal admission applies, there are no additional fees for this tour.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Meeting point

Book your tickets at Visitor Welcome on the day and meet there at 2pm.

What to bring and wear

Wear comfortable shoes as there will be stairs to climb.

Accessibility

This tour is currently not fully accessible, please make enquiries if you require an adapted tour.

Upcoming events

Event

Treelore trail 

The trees around us have secrets and stories to share. Join us at Buckland Abbey this May to take a walk with our native trees.

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on
24 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Tudor Cooking 

Come and discover our Tudor cooks in the kitchen at Buckland Abbey - it's a treat for the senses and suitable for all ages.

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on
25 May to 8 Jun 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Guided Garden Tour 

Join one of Buckland Abbey's experienced gardeners for a guided tour around the garden.

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on
25 May to 9 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 15:00
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

The History of the Abbey through its Art (guided tour) 

On Mondays at 2pm you can discover the history of Buckland Abbey through our art collection.

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on
27 May to 17 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 15:30
+ 3 other dates or times