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Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    860
  • Very Good
    385
  • Average
    83
  • Poor
    28
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • wandam558
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Working monastery
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th September 2019
    Make sure you visit it all. Restaurant, gardens, shop, working monastery, the Abbey and the Watermill opposite end to the Abbey. Unbelievable all this is free. Slight incline to the gardens so be... Read full review
  • TheOldMacs
    Canberra, Australia
    A Lovely Working Abbey
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th September 2019
    The abbey itself is a working abbey but we were able to have a lovely look around in there, and it had some beautiful windows - one in particular is well worth stopping to admire. There has been an... Read full review
  • joanne M
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Wonderful.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th September 2019
    A must visit if in the area. So peaceful and tranquil. You can walk around The Abbey and sit and have pray or just take it in as it's really beautiful. Free to visit as well Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Buckfast Abbey is 0.5 miles from the A38 Devon Expressway, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail The nearest stations are Newton Abbot and Totnes, both only 20 minutes drive from the Abbey.

By Bus The local bus service, Stagecoach number 88, operates from Newton Abbot and Totnes to Buckfast. There is also a coach service between Exeter and Plymouth which stops in Buckfastleigh. The Abbey is a half-mile walk.

Buckfast, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE
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