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Attractions in Totnes

  • 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.

  • Ruined castle situated in a picturesque valley. Consists of a 15th century gatehouse and wall surrounding a 16th century Elizabethan country house

  • Extremely well preserved Norman shell keep. Motte and bailey castle with splendid views over the River Dart

  • Wildlife hospital caring for sick, injured and orphan wildlife with a view to returning to wild as soon as possible. The centre is also an educational centre on issues facing wildlife.

  • Attractive granite and thatch 15th Century, grade II* listed historic building. The house has recently undergone a major restoration project

  • 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.

  • 150 acre farm including 40 acres of woodland and 15 acre gardens and nursery.

  • A unique visitor centre with fifteen shops, eating places and workshops set in a village atmosphere.

  • Dramatic fortified manor house

  • Well preserved medieval manor house surrounded by woods and meadows near Newton Abbot

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