This is one of Devon's "dream villages" nestling on the edge of the Moor with a medieval church made up of stone quarried on the Moor, and a cluster of thatched cottages overlooking the woodland of Holne Chase - a very popular tourist attraction. There is a rocky pinnacle above the village, and there are the 10 Commandments written on stone tablets in the Buckland Beacon. For long walks in the woodland, take the Ashburton Road. A must see around the area is Dartmeet - a well known Dartmoor beauty spot popular with tourists. There is also accommodation available for those wishing a longer stay.
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Awarded “Best Small Hotel” in the 2014 Devon Tourism awards awarded "Small Hotel of the Year" Silver at Visit England National Awards 2015 is widely regarded as one of Devon’s best restaurants, The Horn of Plenty provides outstanding food, accommoda
Ride The Wild Woods. An adventure you wont forget and a chance for the whole family to escape.Up in the trees we’ve created rope bridges, zip lines, walkways and obstacles to challenge and excite you.
Celebrate the Christmas season as the Great Barn is filled with festive joy as local flower arranging groups present their seasonal interpretation of the carol, The First Nowell.
Rediscover the Christmas magic as Olde Father Christmas invites you to Buckland Abbey for tales of Christmas past. Every day from 3-7pm, Olde Father Christmas will be hosting story telling sessions within the Great Hall to entertain children and...
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape
Wander around all 10 acres of glorious gardens at your leisure from 2pm and then come into the house and corner our gardeners from 3pm onwards with all your gardening questions. It will be a lovely fun, festive afternoon and a real treat to see the...
Book the kids onto Halloween in the Trees!
Let them dress up in their best Halloween outfits and bring them along for a (slightly) scary adventure! In the day or after dark.
The Junior Ropes Course will be decorated with lights, lanterns, pumpkins...
Experience the Christmas magic under the evening stars inside and out, as the Great Barn and shop stay open late for more chances to get into the festive spirit and to tick off your Christmas shopping list.
One of Devon's long-distance walking routes, the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail, follows the valley between Plymouth and Launceston. This walk follows a length of that Trail and then doubles back to form a circuit.
Halloween at the Tamar Trails
Saturday 29th October
Come down to the Tamar Trails this Halloween for an evening of after-dark fun activities.
The Beech Tree Cafe will be serving hot food into the evening, with outside fire bowls, lanterns and warm...
At the heart of the Buckland Abbey estate - the Ox Yard restaurant is opening its doors later for an evening of seasonal flavours prepared on site by Buckland's chefs.
Other dates available for larger parties. Please call for details.
Meet the Tudor cooks hard at work as they cook up a festive feast in the Abbey kitchen. Pick up a recipe card to try a modern day version of a Tudor classic at home.
Step back in time to experience an Elizabethan Christmas at home. See the kitchen getting ready for a festive feast, admire the greenery in the Great Hall and discover the peace and tranquillity within the Chapel.
After dark, in the trees, 50 foot high, who knows what will be out there on Halloween……..
Are you brave enough to go into the trees?
Book a 1 hour session on the Tree Surfers high Ropes Course to scare your self witless. The course will have added...