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Self and wife visited one Sunday lunchtime for carvery. Have been before many times in the past as both coach driver and with family and usually it’s very good. However, this particular Sunday they must have been in meltdown. No Yorkshire puds, no proper roast...More
Second visit to Buckfast Abbey , this time however there have been great improvements so interesting being able to understand the life of the Monks and the history around the Abbey , well worth a visit
Whilst on holiday this week I decided to detour from the normal visitor attractions and visit the "modern day" hero of beekeepers, Brother Adam's home base. Firstly let me admit that I am not a religious person although I do enjoy and appreciate the architectural...More
This is such a beautiful place in lovely grounds, I like to look around churches and cathedrals, not for everybody, I realise, but it's so nice and peaceful and the sensory gardens are lovely to sit and contemplate, seeing the monks walking around too makes...More
Visited the Abbey with my sister, who was visiting we first toured the Abbey. It has a really serene feeling inside. We marvelled at the architecture, the sheer height and the way it is illuminated. Behind the main altar we went into the chapel and...More
I have visited Buckfast Abbey many times over the years and it has a wonderful atmosphere. The facilities are excellent. The prayer chapel in the Abbey is a wonderful sanctuary and a real 'thin' place. The little Methodist chapel is the same. Wonderful
Really enjoyed the quick visit made as part of Shearings coach trip. Beautiful stained glass in Abbey. Lovely, well maintained grounds. Informative visitor centre. Very tranquil. Would love to have stayed longer and just chill out in the relaxing atmosphere.
A favourite place for spiritual replenishment. Both the modern abbey and grounds, with specialists gardens, give you space and solitude. The rear chapel, with the stunning modern stained glass window depicting Christ, has a feeling of real presence. The catering offer is of high quality.
We visited Buckfast Abbey whilst on holiday. As always it was very peaceful tidy and a pleasure to visit. The new exhibition was great and very informative and well worth a visit. We had a meal in the restaurant which was very tasty and not...More