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

On Mondays at 2pm you can discover the history of Buckland Abbey told through its artwork.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

A volunteer guide will take you around the Abbey giving you an in-depth tour of the paintings and portraits on display, revealing the stories and facts related to the pieces and how they came to reside at Buckland.

The tour will be scheduled for most Mondays but please check this event or our website to see if it is running on the Monday you are hoping to visit on.

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

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Booking details

Book at Visitor Welcome on the day. There are 8 places available.

Suitability

This event is suitable for older children.

Meeting point

Book your tickets at Visitor Welcome then meet your tour guide outside the Abbey front door.

Accessibility

The tour will go through the Abbey and include stairs.

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on
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at
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