Buckfast Abbey // Buckfastleigh
Working Benedictine monastery reknowned for producing Buckfast Tonic Wine.
The abbey was established in 1018 and rebuilt in 1882.
Website contains extensive information on monks and abbey.
Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary // Buckfastleigh
Situated on the edge of Dartmoor, next to a river populated by wild otters, the sanctuary has enclosures of both British and Asian short-clawed otters. The adjacent butterfly house is home to free-flying butterflies and moths among tropical foliage.