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Buckland Abbey

Photograph © Buckland Abbey
Photograph © Buckland Abbey
Sir Francis Drake's house - with a garden made in the twentieth century. It has a box parterre planted with herbs. In 1842, Loudon saw the place merely as 'an old place situated in a bottom, chiefly remarkable for having been the residence of the circumnavigator Drake'.

Yelverton, Devon, England, PL20 6EY

Mid March to early November. Daily - except Thursdays, Open 10.30am to 5.30pm. Also open November to December Saturday and Sunday 12:30pm to 5pm.

Adult £3.90

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  • almost 7 years by pete 1 / 5

    A small garden in the heart of Devon. Not a garden I can work up great enthusiasm for.

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