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Buckland Abbey

Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Tavy Valley landscape

Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6EY

A panoramic view of Buckland Abbey seen from the north. The Great Barn stands out prominently to the left.

Planning your visit

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What's on at Buckland Abbey 

Discover more about upcoming events

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Family-friendly things to do at Buckland Abbey 

Whether it's a woodland adventure, an amazing story of life on the high seas or a tasty treat from the cafe, there's something for all the family to enjoy at Buckland Abbey.

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Volunteering at Buckland Abbey 

Discover how you can join the team of volunteers at Buckland Abbey in Yelverton, Devon. You’ll meet new friends, learn new skills and make a difference to our visitors’ days out.

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Visiting Buckland Abbey with your dog 

Buckland Abbey is a one pawprint rated place. There are plenty of dog-friendly walks through the woodland and countryside to explore and dogs are welcome to relax in the Ox Yard Café.

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School and Group visits to Buckland Abbey 

Visit Buckland Abbey in Devon’s Tavy Valley with your school or adult group and discover its fascinating buildings and treasures and 700 years of history.


Buckland Abbey map 

Take a look at the map of Buckland Abbey to help plan your visit.

Woman on tramper in the Elizabethan Garden at Buckland Abbey

Accessibility at Buckland Abbey 

Everyone is welcome at Buckland Abbey. Read on to discover how to make the most of your visit, download the access statement, and find out how to contact us with any questions you might have.

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