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Buckland Abbey

Enjoy safe space, fresh air and a Peter Rabbit garden adventure at Buckland Abbey

Anyone faithful to the traditional nineteenth-century Beatrix Potter storybooks will love the Peter Rabbit™ winter activity trail that has opened in the gardens of Buckland Abbey near Plymouth.

The adventure trail at Buckland Abbey has been inspired by Beatrix Potter’s iconic tales. With a sprinkle of festive magic, Peter Rabbit fans step through Buckland’s Kitchen Garden gate...

Plymouth's quarter for delights both ancient and modern

An achingly cold, grey day in February may not seem the optimum time to appreciate Plymouth's old town coastal treasures but sometimes a lonely out of season weekday wander can prove rather inspiring.

Once through the sprawl of Plymouth's ever-buzzing city centre shopping district, the cultural hub and historic quarter is but a pedestrian crossing away. On this working Monday, it...