BUCKFAST ABBEY
Buckfast Abbey
A LIVING BENEDICTINE MONASTERY

The Grange Restaurant and Tea Rooms
The Abbey Gift Shop
The Abbey Bookshop
The Monastic Produce Shop
Video Presentation
The Abbey Church
Exhibition in the Medieval Guest Hall

The Benedictine monks of Buckfast welcome visitors to their famous Abbey, set in the beautiful valley of the River Dart on the edge of Dartmoor.

Founded in Saxon times, the Abbey grew in size and influence during the Middle Ages until the Dissolution in 1539, when the monastery was closed and fell into ruin.

Benedictine monks have always made visitors welcome, and recent developments at Buckfast have improved the facilities for the many thousands of people who came to the Abbey each year.
Opening Times
Weekdays Sundays Holidays
8.00am (sung) 9.00am 8.00am (sung)
12.05pm 10.30am 12.05pm
  5.30pm 7.15pm
Other Monastic services
Matins 5.45am Vespers 6.30pm
Lauds 6.45am (Sat. 6.15pm, followed by Benediction)
Midday prayer 1.00pm Compline 9.00pm
Our Location
Buckfast Abbey is just off the A38 Exeter to Plymouth road. Take the Dart Bridge exit for Buckfast and Totnes and follow the signs to the car park.
Map to Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey
Buckfastleigh - Devon - TQ11 0EE

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