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Our Shop’s Products of the Month

Now that spring has arrived, our Gift Shop’s outdoor plant sales area is bursting with beautiful spring flowers, shrubs, and plenty of herbs. Click here to shop the Products of the Month in our Gift Shops.  

In our Monastic Shop, the ever-popular Benet’s Balm from the Benedictine Pluscarden Abbey in North East Scotland is our Product of the Month. It is a traditional remedy, based on Beeswax and Olive Oil which promotes healing for skin problems such as splits, cracks, breaks and dryness. We have two sizes available to buy in our gift shop: 50ml for £6.80, and 10ml for £3.30. 

In our Book Shop, the Book of the Month for April is 'Holy Week,' written by Caroline Farley and edited by Abbot David Charlesworth OSB, Abbot of Buckfast Abbey, with photographs by Luke Davies. Reflecting upon the ceremonies of Holy Week at Buckfast Abbey, the book is available in the Buckfast Abbey bookshop for £5 or online here