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Tourist Centres for Plymouth Devon.UK

Enjoy a day at Buckland Abbey the home of Sir Francis Drake. Take a voyage of discovery to 13th century Buckland Abbey.

The story of this medieval monastary, which was uniquely converted into a Tudor home. Explore the legendary life of Sir Francis Drake, his circumnavigation and the story of the Armada.

: Buckland Abbey The home of Sir Francis Drake (National trust)

Open: Abbey & Grounds 1st April 1st November daily 10.30 - 5.30 Admission: Abbey & Grounds £4.30 Children half price under 5s free, 6 miles south of Tavistock, 11 miles north of Plymouth. Turn off at A386 1/4 mile south of Yelverton, Devon. PL20 6EY Tel +44 (0)1822 853607

Buckfast Abbey

A Living Monastery in the Beautiful Dart Valley Magnicent Abbey Church Tranquil Gardens Three unusual shops with produce from Buckfast and other European Abbeys Just off the main A38 Exeter Plymouth road at the A384 Totnes/Buckfast turnoff Open daily, admission free Tel +44 (0)1364 642519 Buckfast Abbey is a registerd charity.

Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Santuary

A Unique Experience for all the family come along and see our Otters, including the native British Otter. Opening Times 1st April to 31st October 1998 Just off the A38 Devon Expressway at Dartbridge junction. Follow the brown Tourist Signs. Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 ODZ Tel +44 (0)1364 642916.

Morwellham Quay West Devon

The only place in the world where your family and friends can go deep underground by train into a real ancient copper mine. Open all year seven days a week 10am to 5.30pm ?19.00 family ticket all inclusive By road, from the main Tavistock to Liskard road A390 bear left two miles West of Tavistock. Tel +44 (0)1822 832766 - Tel +44 (0)1822 833808.

Tamar Valley Wildlife Reserve

Visit the new Tamar Valley Wildlife Reserve. A tranquil day in 200 acres. Birdwatching hides, trails. Discover Plymouth's Best Kept Secret.... Crownhill Fort

Beautifully restored by the Landmark Trust, this elaborate Victorian fortress offers a wonderful day out for families, schools and historical enthusiasts.

We also provide a truly unique venue for all kinds of events and celebrations.

Address: Crownhill Fort, Crownhill Fort Road, Plymouth, PL6 5BX - Tel: 01752 793754 Fax: 01752 770065 - E-mail:

Crownhill Fort is owned and administered by the Landmark Trust, an independent charity that restores buildings of historic importance.

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