Buckland Abbey

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United Kingdom - Devon - Yelverton

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Buckland Abbey

An interesting herb garden, inspired by Vita Sackville-West, with a series of ilex-edged beds, filled with herbs and medicinal plants. On the north-east side of the Abbey where once stood an ancient row of yew trees, is a newly-created Elizabethan-style garden with topiary and old varieties of fruit trees. Standing on the south side of the Abbey are two magnificent large evergreen magnolias, M. grandiflora and M. delavayi, which flower right through until the first frosts. Shrubs and herbaceous borders.

Main Address:
Buckland Abbey
Devon PL20 6EY United Kingdom

Telephone: 07786661602
URL: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/buckland-abbey/
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mike Calnan
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Alison Crook - Plant Collections Curator

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 50.48139796
    Longitude: -4.13228631
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes