Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey
Buckfastleigh
Devon
TQ11 0EE

Tel: 01364 645500

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Buckfast Abbey is a beautiful living Benedectine Monastery and fascinating insight into monastic life.

Home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedictine Monks it is difficult to leave without being touched by the serenity of the place.

The first monastery was built in1018 however it was suppressed like so many others by Henry VIII in 1539. Refound in 1882 the beautiful and architecturally stunning Abbey Church was rebuilt by the monks themselves.

Buckfast Abbey offers visitors fascinating and insightful presentations and displays, as well as the fabulous Grange Restaurant which offers an array of wonderful refreshments from cream teas to formal dinners. There is also a gift shop.

With over half a million visitors each years Buckfast Abbey is a wonderful place to visit.

A fascinating insight into monastic life!

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