School of the Announciation - Centre for the New Evanghelism School of the Announciation - Angel Statue
at Buckfast Abbey - Devon

 

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The School of the Annunciation is situated in the grounds of Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE, United Kingdom.

For a PDF version of these travel directions please click here.

By car

Buckfast Abbey is half a mile from the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.

Driving directions from Exeter City Center to Buckfast Abbey

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Driving directions from Plymouth to Buckfast Abbey:

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Free car parking is available at the Abbey. The postcode for SatNav is TQ11 0EE.

 

By train

Our nearest station is Totnes, with Newton Abbot a convenient alternative.

From London Paddington and Reading, First Great Western service to Totnes or Newton Abbot.

From Bristol, Birmingham and the North, Cross Country service to Totnes or Newton Abbot.

For train information and bookings, visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

  

By coach

National express operates a coach service from many towns and cities across the country. The nearest stops are Totnes and Newton Abbot.

For more information and bookings, visit www.nationalexpress.com.

  

By local bus

The local bus service from Totnes or Newton Abbot to Buckfast Abbey is number 88. For timetables, visit www.stagecoachbus.com.

  

By air

 Exeter Airport

There is a bus service (number 56) from Exeter Airport to Exeter St David’s railway station with an onward rail connection to Totnes or Newton Abbot. For more information, visit www.stagecoachbus.comwww.nationalrail.co.uk and www.exeter-airport.co.uk.

As an alternative to the bus service, there is a taxi rank at the airport for the 6 miles journey to Exeter St David’s railway station.

 Bristol airport

The SW Falcon is a direct coach service that runs from Bristol airport to Plymouth. Our nearest stop is Drumbridges roundabout, Newton Abbot (9 miles from the School). Please visit www.stagecoachbus.com for more details. 

There is a frequent bus service, the Airport Flyer Express Link, from the airport to Bristol Temple Meads railway station with an onward rail connection to Totnes or Newton Abbot.
Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

The same bus service runs to Bristol coach station with onward coach connections to Totnes and Newton Abbot. www.nationalexpress.com

See also Bristol airport's website: www.bristolairport.co.uk.

 London Heathrow

The Heathrow Express train runs to London Paddington station with an onward connection to Totnes or Newton Abbot: www.heathrowexpress.com and www.nationalrail.co.uk

A coach service runs from Heathrow airport to Totnes and Newton Abbot. Visit www.nationalexpress.com for more details.

The Heathrow rail-air bus runs to Reading railway station with an onward rail connection to Totnes or Newton Abbot. See www.railair.com and www.nationalrail.co.uk.


Taxi service from Totnes or Newton Abbot station

A taxi from Totnes station to Buckfast Abbey costs approximately £15 - £18.

A taxi from Newton Abbot station costs approximately £18 - £20.

 

If you need any help with planning your journey, please telephone the office.
We will be happy to help you.

 

Click here for a useful map of the Abbey grounds.


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