Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh

Visit the site of a 1,000-year-old abbey at Buckfast Abbey, still home to Benedictine monks. Learn about monastic life through a 20-minute film at the Audiovisual Center. Take a walk through the Lavender Garden, home to 150 varieties of lavender. Seat yourself besides a babbling brook and among honeysuckle vines at the Sensory and Physic Gardens. At the Monastic Produce Shop, shop for products such as beers, wines, liquors, candles, silks, and perfumes made by monks and nuns all over the continent. See Buckfast Abbey and all Buckfastleigh has to offer by arranging your trip with our Buckfastleigh attractions site .
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  • Yes it's an Abbey and yes it's known for the 'tonic' wine it is ( in ) famous for but there is so much more - it had been made more accessible and there are gardens and grounds and information/ educat...  more »
  • Although I’m not religious I found this place so calming and relaxing , The Abbey itself is stunning , calm and peaceful, you can get lost in your own thoughts whilst walking round this beautiful plac...  more »
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  • Terrific place. The buildings, the gardens and the interactive show are all great. To top it all the organist was blasting out some awe inspiring practice tunes. The stained glass back wall takes your breath away. Find some time for a peaceful and spiritual experience.
  • New museum is very informative. Restaurant has a good selection of quality food as a reasonable price. The gardens are nice to visit and the Abbey itself is very interesting. There is also more to this site that we didn't explore. Good for both old and young alike. Good access for the less mobile as well.
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