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Following the latest government guidance, the Abbey Church and all facilities are now closed until further notice. Monday to Saturday 12.05pm Mass moved to Ashburton church, TQ13 7AT; Sunday Masses as usual but the site is not open to visitors.
Attention: To comply with Government and Church guidance, we have to limit the number of people attending Holy Mass at any one time. So we need to ask you to complete a booking form for each Mass you would like to attend. We apologise for this, but we hope you will appreciate that we do it in order to keep you and others safe.
The Abbey is Live Streaming the following services: Mass, Matins, Lauds, Vespers and Compline. You can view these services on Youtube and Facebook, or by clicking the link below.
Since time immemorial, deer have been drawn to graze in the sheltered meadows which line the banks of the river Dart in this Devonshire valley and quench their thirst in the cooling waters which flow here from high up on the moors and down towards the sea.
For nearly a thousand years, people have been drawn here, too. They have come to search for God. For God who is everywhere, certainly, but as they happened upon this place, they sensed that its beauty, its silence and tranquillity, its community of people who were similarly searching, made it a place where God might easily be found.