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Buckland Abbey

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Fascinating morning spent here

This is a National Trust property and so pricey unless you are a member, in which case it is free... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Interesting house with extensive parkland

What a great place to visit. Staff were friendly and helpful and there was plenty of scope for dog... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hebden Bridge
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Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6EY, England
+44 1822 853607
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a National Trust property and so pricey unless you are a member, in which case it is free to enter. It is most famous for being the home of Sir Francis Drake for a number of years and much of the house is...More

Thank Chrishcardiff
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is picturesque but the house is a museum, with blinds drawn and ltems in glass cases, I like to see a house as it was lived in, not many rooms open to the public. Worth a visit if nearby. There are estate walks around...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. Staff were friendly and helpful and there was plenty of scope for dog walking, with them allowed off the lead in the woodlands. Courtyard cafe good. Elizabethan gardens worth a look and the house itself was magnificent

Thank RP-HebdenBridge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely morning at Buckland Abby and enjoyed finding out about Sir Frances Drake. One of the most interesting National Trust places we have visited. We also really enjoyed seeing the Cosmic Egg. The only negative we can comment on was the rediculous...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In view of the fact that most National Trust grounds are very dog friendly (and a great number of visitors have the four legged friend with them) I was disappointed that on my visit it did not seem that they were very welcome at all....More

Thank tonystearn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a happy 45 mins walking around exploring before the abbey itself opened. The Cosmic egg is currently here. Interesting, impressive. The gardens are well maintained and lovely. Ancient building, lots of history.

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had fun looking around for the Penguins, the details in this abbey are really neat and the food was also really good.

Thank M J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating building, fascinating history and fascinating owners. Original finishes add to the wonder and the artefacts are equally enthralling. Good walks to contemplate the adventurous spirit of times gone by and an airy cafe

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to this site. Great walks that can allow easy access and mobility chair hire. The food is great and the History even better! You can even wear the kids out with various trails, challenges and a play park. What's not to...More

Thank pgraemedrury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting visit with wonderful staff and volunteers helping to make our time there most enjoyable.

Thank teignview2015
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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...
23 April 2018|
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Response from Des H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry, I have no idea. Des