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A farewell to Andrew Logan’s ‘Art of Reflection’ at Buckland Abbey

Authored by News Desk

Over the last year, Buckland Abbey has hosted a major exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan, one of the largest ever staged by the National Trust in collaboration with one artist.

The ‘Art of reflection’ will have its final farewell viewing on Sunday 4 February. A special guided tour at 1pm will mark the occasion and is free for National Trust members....

Rare ice formation spotted at National Trust’s Buckland Abbey

Authored by Mary

Hair ice, a rare type of ice formation, was spotted at Buckland Abbey recently. This formation is where the presence of a particular fungus in rotting wood produces thin strands of ice which resemble hair or candy floss.

Area ranger, James Robbins, says: ’I am very excited to have come across hair ice on the estate and to photograph this rare weather phenomenon. The conditions...

Tudor Christmas comes to Buckland Abbey

Authored by Mary

Step back in time and experience an Elizabethan style Christmas at Buckland Abbey between Friday 1 December and Tuesday 2 January. With cooking in the kitchen, festive dancing in the great hall and the traditional Lord of Misrule causing mischief throughout – it’s a festive experience not to be missed.

Under a canopy of stars created by school children from St Andrew's Primary at...

Andrew Logan sculpture comes to Buckland Abbey

Authored by Mary

An exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan will open on Saturday 1 July at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey in Devon.

The Art of Reflection, Andrew Logan at Buckland Abbey interprets the history and spirit of the abbey in 18 Logan sculptures, placed in 13 selected locations throughout the house and gardens, including the Great Barn, Kitchen Garden and...

Hosts of angels descend on Buckland Abbey’s Great Barn

Authored by News Desk

The doors to Buckland Abbey’s medieval Great Barn swing open this Christmas to unveil a unique interpretation of the traditional carol, The First Nowell. Using natural materials, props and a lot of creatively, local groups from the National Association of Flower Arranging Societies have been busy creating impressive floral displays which will fill the Great Barn with colour, festive aromas and...

Admire Buckland Abbey’s autumn colour

Authored by News Desk

This autumn, walkers and their four legged friends will be able to enjoy Buckland Abbey’s autumn colour for longer as the estate is open throughout November for the first time.

The National Trust estate, garden, restaurant and shop will now be open daily from 10.30am until 4pm, so that walkers can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the woodland walks and finish off with a warming...

Buckland Abbey’s Christmas craft and food fair returns

Authored by News Desk

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November some of the South West’s finest food, drink and crafts will be heading to National Trust’s Buckland Abbey for its annual Christmas craft and food fair.

This year a free park and ride service; operated by Stagecoach South West, will be running up to every 10 minutes throughout the day from Harrowbeer Aerodrome. Providing visitors with hassle-free...

Buckland Abbey’s Christmas craft and food fair returns

Authored by News Desk

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November some of the South West’s finest food, drink and crafts will be heading to National Trust’s Buckland Abbey for its annual Christmas craft and food fair.

This year a free park and ride service; operated by Stagecoach South West, will be running up to every 10 minutes throughout the day from Harrowbeer Aerodrome. Providing visitors with hassle-free...

Last chance to marvel at Buckland Abbey’s Rembrandt

Authored by Sarah Parker

Doors to the exhibition ‘Rembrandt revealed’ at Buckland Abbey will close for the very last time on Sunday 30 October, as the only verified painting by the Dutch master within the National Trust collection will shortly be going on loan to Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Previously doubted as being authentic, the self-portrait was scientifically verified as being from Rembrandt’s own hand in...

Step back in time at Buckland Abbey

Authored by Mary

National Trust’s Buckland Abbey is offering a glimpse into what life was like during the Middle Ages this bank holiday, as the Abbey will be heading back in-time to 1481.

On Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August, the Medieval Free Company will be setting up camp within the grounds of the National Trust estate near Yelverton. They will give passers-by the opportunity to discover the medieval...

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