Buckland Abbey, Devon UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 28.876 W 004° 08.032
30U E 419554 N 5592756
Quick Description: An ancient abbey on the south west edge of Dartmoor, Devon UK.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/11/2007 11:49:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM2R39
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JDandDD
Views: 26

Long Description:
The Granite built Buckland Abbey was originally a small but influential Cistercian monastery. Founded 700 years ago was already an historic building when Sir Francis Drake moved in during the 16th century. The estate has been in the hands of the National Trust since 1948 and is open for visitors. There is a magnificent monastic barn, traditional herb garden, estate walks and craft workshops as well as the house itself.

The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

The attraction’s own URL: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
Abbey 17 Feb–11 Mar 07 2–5 Sa Su 17 Mar–4 Nov 07 10:30–5:30 Mo Tu We Fr Sa Su 10 Nov–2 Dec 07 2–5 Sa Su 6 Dec–23 Dec 07 11–5 Th Fr Sa Su Check website for 2008


Admission Prices:
Admission prices £7.40, child £3.70, family £18.50, family (1 adult) £11.50. Groups £6.30. Grounds only: £3.90, child £1.90. Reduced rate when arriving by cycle or public transport. Winter admission (1 Nov to 18 March): reduced price for house; grounds free


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Full day

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle Only

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