Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

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Buckland Abbey, near Yelverton, was once home to Devon’s renowned explorer, Sir Francis Drake, and is the perfect Dartmoor family attraction for those with an interest in Devon’s enthralling past. Buckland Abbey’s history stretches back 700 years, from its days as a monastery before conversion to a Tudor family home.

Discover the former base of the county’s famous adventurer, and stroll through the past as you view Drake’s Chamber, the medieval Great Barn and beautiful Elizabethan Gardens. Drake’s adventures are brought to life with fascinating displays, and a selection of surrounding walks through the Tavy Valley make this a great Dartmoor family attraction.

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