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The Lone Pine Club comes to Buckland Abbey

Award-winning theatre company Pentabus tour their latest show to Devon.

The Lone Pine Club is a new play for children aged 7-12 and their families. The play follows a group of children having riotous adventures in the countryside. The production takes place inside a large tent (rain-proof!) pitched in the grounds of National Trust venues across the country.

The production is...

Buckland’s Rembrandt wins at Visitor Experience Awards

Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate’s exhibition ‘Rembrandt revealed’ wins top prize for Research and Understanding at this year’s National Trust’s Visitor Experience Awards.

The exhibition, open daily at the National Trust property near Yelverton, gives visitors the opportunity to discover how the £30 million self-portrait of the Dutch master was verified and tells the story of how a...

Time to give Buckland Abbey’s apple trees a rude awakening

Grab pans, pots and other noisy objects as Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate invite you to make as much noise as possible within the estate’s ancient orchard at their annual wassail.

On Saturday 10 January, from 6pm to 8pm, join staff and volunteers, the Buckland Food Growers and local Morris dancers to scare away the spirits surrounding the orchard and wake up all the trees to ensure...

Buckland Abbey Christmas Craft & Food Fair returns

Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate near Yelverton is hosting its popular Christmas craft and food fair between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November.

Taking place in the Abbey’s Great Barn and Small Barn, the fair will include 40 stalls of the finest crafts, food and drink from around the West Country. Over the weekend there is also festive entertainment from the...

Christmas craft and food fair

Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate near Yelverton is hosting its popular Christmas craft and food fair between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November.

Taking place in the Abbey’s Great Barn and Small Barn, the fair will include 40 stalls of the finest crafts, food and drink from around the West Country. Over the weekend there is also festive entertainment from the Lipson College Big Band outside the Great Barn. Entry is £1, including National Trust members.

Artisan food and craft stalls have become a permanent feature of the fair in recent years, and this...

Wassail!

Venue: 
Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate
Event Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 19:00
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Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate

Wassail!

Come wake up our apples trees and wish them a bountiful new year with Lodestone Morris side, food and plenty of cider on hand.

More Information: Buckland Abbey, 01822 853607, bucklandabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk

National Trust house features local bequests in Victorian Christmas

Two recent bequests are to be displayed as part of Buckland Abbey, Garden & Estate’s Victorian Christmas this December.

The National Trust property, closely associated with Sir Francis Drake, is using Christmas to highlight the continuation of Drake’s descendants at Buckland right into the 20th century.

Both bequests will play their part in recreating a typical Victorian...

Daily fun for families this autumn half term

Staff and volunteers at Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate near Yelverton are gearing up for a bumper half term week full of activities, crafts and Halloween events. There will be plenty for families to do throughout the day, every day between 26 October and 3 November.

Families can set off with a bag full of activities to complete on the estate’s Autumn Adventure Trail which boasts...

Volunteer celebrates 95th birthday at Buckland Abbey

Volunteers and staff came together this week to celebrate the 95th birthday of Ron Price, one of the estate’s best loved volunteer room guides.

Ron trained as a carpenter joiner at Yelverton in the early 1930s, a time when Lady Seaton and Lady Drake where still in residence at Buckland Abbey. He vividly remembers the night the Abbey caught fire, on 6 January 1938, when Yelverton Fire...

Greenfingers

Venue: 
Buckland Abbey, Gardens and Estate
Event Date: 
Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 15:00 to Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 18:00
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Another chance to fill in your Greenfingers log book and start growing. Over the year we'll grow flowers, vegetables and fruit for you to take home and enjoy.

2pm-5pm, daily, normal admission applies.

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