What's on inBuckfastleigh

Welcome to Buckfastleigh

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Buckfastleigh - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Buckfastleigh to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Buckfastleigh as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Buckfastleigh

05
SEP
Elizabethan House Museum Ghost Hunt
Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum is a contained authentic Elizabethan Merchants House built around 1575 for the Kelland family. The house has been painstakingly restored and retains many original features dating back to the elizabethan period.The Elizabethan House Museum has always had a reputation…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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10
SEP
Corporate Open Day
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Meet the team take a tour of the house and grounds and see how Buckland could work for your away days or Christmas party.Including arrival drinks cream tea and team building activities.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01548 853055
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12
SEP
Mr Stink
Cockington Court

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
SEP
Chef’s Masterclass - The Perfect Afternoon Tea
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Head Chef Ted Ruewell shares some top tips for creating a delicious afternoon tea followed by a two course lunch with Prosecco and canaps.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
SEP
Survivors of the Titanic
The Palace Theatre

Historical theatre drama production about the Titanic and her links to south Devon.Performances atPalace Theatre Paignton: 7pm Friday Sept 18th.The Edge Brixham: 3pm and 7pm Saturday Sept 19th.Ticket information and bookings viahttp:www.southdevonplayers.combox‐office.htmlVideo trailer for the showhttps:www.youtube.comwatchvhILp1bqw2F4Following a ten‐year history of researching writing…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 665800
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06
OCT
‘Ladies that Lunch’ - Art with Emma Carter
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Create your own seascape painting with local artist Emma Carter followed by a two course lunch and a glass of wine.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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09
OCT
Keith Barry Brain Hacker
Princess Theatre Torquay

Keith Barry Brain Hacker at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Friday 09 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Keith Barry Brain Hacker tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
OCT
Autumn Wedding Fair
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Our country house looks enchanting at this time of year with the leaves turning gold and red. Come and meet the team and be inspired by our hand‐picked local wedding suppliers.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01548 853055
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18
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Theatre Torquay

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Princess Theatre Torquay in Torquay on Sunday 18 October 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Family Halloween Night - Ghost Tours with Moonston
Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

This Halloween event is fun for all the family with games spooky snacks and some fabulous fireworks.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01548 853055
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14
NOV
Bellowhead
Princess Theatre Torquay

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Endurancelife CTS South Devon - Trail Running
Beesands

This is where the Coastal Trail Series was born. Now in its 10th year the South Devon stage has become a cult classic. The course is contained within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB and is simultaneously picturesque and punishing. With…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01548 312314
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18
JUL
The Mousetrap
Princess Theatre Torquay

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


South Devon Railway

The South Devon Railway is one of Devons and the West Countrys best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.The South Devon Railway, or SDR, is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along…

Becky Falls

No visit to Devon would be complete without a day at Dartmoors famous Becky Falls, where there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Set within a spectacular ancient valley, the Falls have been attracting visitors for over 100 years and today offers a fantastic, value‐packed day out…

Beckywell Falls Woodland Park

High on Dartmoor Becky Falls Woodland Park, with its huge oak canopy, rugged landscape, massive granite boulders and waterfalls, provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons. Open from…

Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey is home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks.The Abbey Church is at the centre of the monastic life of the Benedictine monks at Buckfast, since it is there that the Monastic Community gathers to pray and celebrate the sacraments.12th century Cistercian architecture has a…

Buckfast Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary is situated just outside the southern border of Dartmoor National Park between Exeter and Plymouth and is easily reached just off the A38 Devon Expressway at the Dart Bridge junction. There are large brown tourist signs guiding visitors from the junction to…

Compton Castle

Built between the 14th and 16th centuries, the castle has been home to the Gilbert family for most of the last 600 years. Sir Humphrey Gilbert 1539&8211;1583 was coloniser of Newfoundland and half‐brother to Sir Walter Raleigh.Compton Castle is occupied and administered by Mr & Mrs G E…

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