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Peaceful,Quiet, Wonderful experience!

Visited this NT property with a disabled friend, the staff could not have been more helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hidden Gem

Far from the crowds and way away from the main roads is Buckland Abbey under the care of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6EY, England
+44 1822 853607
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All reviewssir francis drakenational trustgreat barnself portraitthe kitchenwell worth a visiton displaytop floorinteresting placeestate walksnt memberszip wirefamily homecar parksteeped in historyreturn visitox
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this NT property with a disabled friend, the staff could not have been more helpful, allowing access through doors that aren't normally open, extremely courteous and understanding of our friends needs. the place is well worth two hours of anybodies time, and that is...More

Thank bobhogrunner
Reviewed 3 days ago

Far from the crowds and way away from the main roads is Buckland Abbey under the care of the National Trust. Certainly a house worth visiting for the Great Medieval barn, the history of Grenville and Drake and how it intertwines with the house. Do...More

Thank Colin6117
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything about this place is interesting. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day there. The changes to the Abbey to make it into a home were remarkable.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live very close to Buckland Abbey and often visit there. It caters for every taste and is a great place to walk my dogs.If you visit you will not be disappointed

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit regularly with family and friends sometimes for a walk and lunch always have to visit the great barn such a beautiful building great exhibits

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit - quiet and beautiful. stunning scenery, super cafe and shop. Well worth a visit or 2.....have now been there 6 times - and each time is like the first

Thank hollybb55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although drizzly weather an interesting place to visit. Didn't realize was home of Francis Drake. As usual loads of information provided by NT.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was fascinating, the house had been a house for a very long time and yet it was a converted church and it was intriguing to see how that had been done. I thoroughly enjoyed climbing about right up to under the roof and all...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun complex with a number of small gardens and country walks, well run by National trust. The connection with Francis Drake is a major advantage, exploited by the Treasure room - with treasures of variable quality, ranging from interesting old documents to some rather banal...More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd almost forgotten how lovely and historic this cluster of old buildings can feel - especially on a sunny day in the Elizabethan garden. But what stood out for me this time was the welcome from the National Trust people, especially Cherry at the entrance,...More

Thank Q1177ZCsue
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26 April 2018|
Response from VON777 | Reviewed this property |
Guides dogs only I believe but that may just be the main house...
Annette A
23 April 2018|
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Response from Des H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry, I have no idea. Des