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The Abbey Inn
The Abbey Inn

30 Buckfast Road, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EA

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (68 reviews)

Located in Dartmoor, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Buckfast Abbey and Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuar …

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Anrán @ Tidwell Farm
Anrán @ Tidwell Farm

Landscove, Newton Abbot TQ13 7LY

4.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this luxury bed & breakfast is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otte …

£205
Broadhayes
Broadhayes

Houndhead, Totnes TQ9 6AZ

3.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in English Riviera, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Dartington Hall Estate and Gardens, Berry Pomeroy, …

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The Oak
The Oak

Station Road, South Brent TQ10 9BE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Located in Dartmoor, this inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of The Watermark, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary …

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The Steam Packet Inn
The Steam Packet Inn

St Peters Quay, Totnes TQ9 5EW

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Located in English Riviera, this inn is within a 10-minute walk of Berry Pomeroy, Elizabethan Garden, and High Cross House. …

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Wydemeet Bed and Breakfast
Wydemeet Bed and Breakfast

Hexworthy, Yelverton PL20 6SF

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Dartmoor, this luxury bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Coombestone Tor, Pixieland, and The Dart on Dartmoo …

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The Edgemoor Hotel
The Edgemoor Hotel

Haytor Road, Newton Abbot TQ13 9LE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (42 reviews)

Located in Bovey Tracey, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Devon Guild of Craftsmen and House of Marbles. Higher Knowle i …

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The Cromwell Arms
The Cromwell Arms

Fore Street, Newton Abbot TQ13 9AE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Located in Bovey Tracey, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Devon Guild of Craftsmen and House of Marbles. Higher Knowle is 2. …

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East Dart Hotel - Restaurant With Rooms
East Dart Hotel - Restaurant With Rooms

Postbridge, Yelverton PL20 6TJ

2.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Located in Dartmoor, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of clapper bridge and National Park Visitor Centre Postbridge. …

£85
Tor Royal Bed & Breakfast
Tor Royal Bed & Breakfast

Princetown, Yelverton PL20 6SL

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (36 reviews)

Located in Dartmoor, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of National Park Visitor Centre Princetown and Stone Lan …

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Pocket Guide: Dartmoor Buckfast Abbey Hotels

Devon has a great range of historic attractions for the interested visitor, as well as a diverse and exciting coastline and landscapes such as Dartmoor which have formed the backdrop to many an atmospheric tale. There are plenty of B&Bs, family-run guesthouses and smart hotels in Devon which make ideal accommodation options, allowing quick and easy access to attractions such as Buckfast Abbey, saturated in history and well worth a visit while you're here.

Buckfast Abbey from Devon Hotels

Buckfast Abbey dominates the small market town of Buckfastleigh, which is situated on the very edge of Dartmoor. The original abbey here was founded by the Normans soon after the Conquest but along with many other abbeys across England it fell victim to Henry VIII during the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Tudor times. Like most of them it ended up falling into ruin, but fortunately in 1882 a group of Benedictine Monks from France set up a new abbey on the same spot. The present day abbey was built partly with donated money and much of the work was carried out by the monks themselves.

Devon Hotels for Exploring Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey's story turned out to be a happy one and full of surprises, not least of which was the arrival of the French monks and their determination to restore the sad old ruin. The restoration of the abbey was not completed until 1938 and nowadays it stands at the very heart of a thriving local community. Visitors who come here admire the modern stained glass window and fine mosaics which were the work of the monks, and can enjoy refreshments in the local high street cafés, pubs and restaurants.

While you're based nearby in B&B or hotel accommodation in Devon, there are numerous other attractions to see in the surrounding area. They include the Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary, a conservation area which also runs regular projects and hold workshops for schoolchildren, college students and visitors. It's well worth a visit if you're staying at a local guesthouse or hotel for any length of time, and is easy to reach.

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