Relaxation and business do mix well

14 Sep 2017

Blog Topic News

The idea of having a long corporate conference in a dull, airless room is enough to make anyone’s eyes glaze over. We’ve all been there when no matter how engaging the presenter is you find your attention span slowly deteriorating as the day goes on. This has created an increased demand for conference and event… Read more »

Read article

Testimonial: The Devonshire Association

13 Jul 2017

Blog Topic News

In June, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre hosted The Devonshire Association’s 155th annual conference. The organisation is one of the oldest in Devon having initially been founded by William Pengelly in Exeter in 1862. Since then, it’s membership has risen hugely with today’s figure around 1,300. The association has eight specialist sections – Botany, Buildings, Entomology, Geology,… Read more »

Read article

Devon Life: Spring networking delight

9 Jun 2017

Blog Topic News

Earlier in the year, we hosted some of the region’s best business minds at the Devon Life Business Spring Launch. The event was a fantastic opportunity to welcome people to Buckfast Abbey and to show off the latest room additions to our conference offering. Guests represented a wide range of Devon businesses from both the… Read more »

Read article

Bringing the outside in – Seminar rooms 2017

5 Apr 2017

Blog Topic News

With spring upon us, the gardens at Buckfast Abbey are filled with colour as the beautiful flowers start to bloom, so we thought what better time to unveil our recently renovated Dart View seminar rooms. Overlooking the river and magnolia trees, which are just about hitting their peak at this time of year, they take… Read more »

Read article

Mindfulness

22 Feb 2017

Blog Topic News

There is a tradition of contemplation within most religions and belief systems, including Christianity. This tradition has more recently become increasingly popular in the corporate world with Mindfulness. It’s ability to increase productivity and work flow, as well as providing a welcome break from the stresses of day-to-day life, have proved invaluable in the corporate… Read more »

Read article

Digital Business Conferences

5 Dec 2016

Blog Topic News

In today’s fast moving digital world, your delegates need instant access to their online business. Simply having a WiFi service isn’t enough, you need a conference centre that has considered your delegates’ digital needs, from the fastest, most reliable WiFi connection, to easily accessible charging points throughout the venue. It’s a certainty that many of your… Read more »

Read article

What to forage and when?

12 Jul 2016

Blog Topic News

  At the conference centre, we’ll be hosting a Forager’s Feast with David Beazley on Saturday 23rd July. The event has got us thinking about all things foraging, so we’ve put together a brief guide of what to forage and when. A great time to forage is between March and October when Devon is full of… Read more »

Read article

David’s Story: The Outdoor Education Conference at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre

17 May 2016

Blog Topic News

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre welcomed the Outdoor Education Conference in March. Some of the region’s best known outdoor educators came together, including Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, as well as Wembury Marine Centre, to discuss best practice with outdoor education. The large conference booked exclusive use of all the facilities at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre,… Read more »

Read article

Northgate House - Open Now

The perfect overnight stay

Latest from our blog

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre Twitter Latest from Twitter

It’s busy at the conference centre today! https://t.co/IrQLFUHbdc

01:28 PM Oct 03

If you're out and about today, come and visit our stand at @Buckfast_Abbey first ever Food Fair @Lovetheflavourhttps://t.co/IS1krEHQ85

11:07 AM Jul 15