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  • Buckfast Abbey // Buckfastleigh

    Buckfast Abbey

    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 & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

    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.