The multi-award winning South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the…Explore
Buckfast Abbey and site is closed
We’ll keep you informed but no date confirmed for opening of the Buckfast Abbey and the site.
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.