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Child and a volunteer in the Discovery Centre at Belton House, Lincolnshire.

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Dust off the cobwebs at Buckland Abbey this winter, as throughout February, the estate, garden, restaurant and shop will open up on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm. This is an excellent time of year to fulfil that new year’s resolution of getting Read more


Come and discover what weird and wonderful things Francis Drake saw on his circumnavigation of the world, from eating penguins to meeting giants in Patagonia. Explore the route Drake took, by collecting the stamps that will be hidden around the groun Read more

Outdoor & Active

Come and discover what weird and wonderful things Francis Drake saw on his circumnavigation of the world. From eating penguins in the Arctic, to navigating the treacherous seas of the Magellan Strait. Explore the route Drake took, by collecting the s Read more

Outdoor & Active

The hard work and dedication of Buckland Abbey’s team of volunteer art ambassadors has been recognized by their shortlisting in this year’s Museums and Heritage Awards. The annual Museums and Heritage Awards celebrate best practice within the wor Read more

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From the 24th March 2018 visitors to Buckland Abbey, Devon will find a fresh new look to its shop. Buckland Abbey Shop has had a long awaited refit – the first in 30 years! And we are having a grand opening event on Saturday 24th March. As a Read more

Community News

From the 19 February to 23 September 2018 visitors to Buckland Abbey in Devon will find something unexpected in the Great Barn this year. Sitting in the middle of the floor will be an enormous, glittering egg, created by sculptor and artist, Andrew L Read more

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Springtime at Buckland is all about giant eggs, the natural world and getting out and about as we wave goodbye to winter. This spring sees a final flourish of the hugely popular Art of Reflection exhibition when Andrew Logan’s Cosmic Egg goes on show Read more

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Step back in time and experience a Christmas Elizabethan style! With cooking in the kitchen, festive dancing in the great hall and the traditional Lord of Misrule causing mischief – it is a Christmas not to be missed. Under a canopy of stars created Read more

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Buckland Abbey won’t be the special place that it is today without the help of volunteers who dedicate their time to help us protect, conserve and to share our love of Drake’s home. Read more


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