Many of Devon’s highlights can be found near to Buckfastleigh, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Buckfast Abbey and Totnes Castle are two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other popular spots you’ll find close by Buckfastleigh are Bellever Tor and Paignton Zoo.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique cultural highlights in and around Buckfastleigh. To experience Devon’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved live performance venues such as the Princess Theatre in Torquay.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Explore the attractive coastal spots nearby such as the Goodrington Sands Beach in Paignton, Abbey Sands in Torquay and Paignton Beach. To catch a glimpse of the native flora and fauna, set out to explore the Dartmoor National Park in Plymouth and Dartmoor Forest in Yelverton.
Set aside a day to discover the sights Devon has to offer. Wander back through Devon’s past by exploring some historic sites, such as Torre Abbey in Torquay.
Sports fans visiting Buckfastleigh should head to Home Park, Plymouth to see the Plymouth Argyle doing battle with visiting teams. To endear yourself with the locals, be sure to wear green and white, the colors of the Plymouth Argyle.
At the end of a busy day enjoying the charms of Buckfastleigh, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Grand Hotel, Torquay, the Norwood - Guest house, Torquay and the Silverlands, Torquay are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.