The Valiant Soldier was an active pub in Buckfastleigh which closed in the late 1960′s and never re-opened. Everything was literally left as it was and today, it’s open as a museum, giving visitors a glimpse of the past…
Check our Opening Times page for more details.
Check out the news page for details of our END OF SEASON RESIDENTS DAY AND CRAFT FAYRE, our annual TORCHLIGHT TOUR and if you have some spare time, our request for VOLUNTEERS.
We are always welcome to any group bookings. For a group of 10 or more we have a special discount on admission. As the summer holidays end we will be looking to carry out special tours by torchlight for any groups that require that something a little different. These will be starting from the beginning of October when the nights get darker that little bit earlier. See our news page for more details.
First World War
In 2014 the Valiant Soldier will be mounting an exhibition on behalf of Buckfastleigh, to commemorate those from our town and the surrounding area, who fought or were involved in the First World War. The exhibition will open on Saturday 31st May 2014. To help and for more information see our ‘news’ page.
The Buckfastleigh Museum
Now one year old and along with the archives are a work in progress as we add new artefacts to the museum and collect more papers and books for the archives on a regular basis. Our ‘news’ page has more details.