How to get here

We are delighted to be open again and look forward to welcoming visitors. We have put measures in place, following government guidelines, and we wish all visitors to adhere to these measures, which are in place for everyone's benefit.

Our facilities and grounds are open from 10.00am-5:00pm Mon-Sun. Please note that outside of these times, our car park and grounds are not open to the public.

These are the facilities normally available to visitors:
Abbey Church
Seating and toilets inside the Grange Restaurant
The Monastic Way Exhibition
The Book Shop and Monastic Produce Shop
The Medieval Guesthall
Monastery Guestquarters and Southgate Retreat Centre
St Cuthbert’s Conference Centre

By Road Buckfast Abbey is 0.5 miles from the A38 Devon Expressway, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.

By Rail The nearest stations are Newton Abbot and Totnes, both only 20 minutes drive from the Abbey.

By Bus The local bus service, Stagecoach number 88, operates from Newton Abbot and Totnes to Buckfast. There is also a coach service between Exeter and Plymouth which stops in Buckfastleigh. The Abbey is a half-mile walk.

Entrance and parking is FREE and there is easy access to all facilities.


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Please address postal enquiries to the appropriate department at:
Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE

Telephone Main Switchboard01364 645500
Please call this number for general enquires.
Buckfast Abbey Book Shop
01364 645506
Online Shop Click Here
The Grange Restaurant
01364 645504
Opening Times Click Here
Buckfast Abbey Gardens
01364 645507
Garden Events Click Here
Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre
01364 645530
Conference Website
Buckfast Abbey Accommodation
01364 645630
For Retreats for men please click here for the Monastery
For Retreats for women and married couples please email
Buckfast Abbey Works Dept.
01364 645502

Buckfast Abbey Bee Dept.
01364 645514
Bee Courses Click Here
Parish PriestFr. Dominic: 01364 645526