Buckfast Abbey


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Buckfast Road
Buckfastleigh
Devon
TQ11 0EE
England

  • Phone: 01364 645550
  • Education Department: 01364 645517

The Buckfast monks are pleased to invite school groups to their Abbey. We seek to provide a safe and stimulating learning environment for all ages and ability levels. Our aim is to make a visit an active learning experience, encouraging pupils to understand by asking questions and solving problems.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Abbey: All Year, every day Education Facilities: All Year, weekdays Closed: Good Friday and Boxing Day

Charges:

Admission free. Charges for some educational facilites - please ask for details

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General audio-guide available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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