The Valiant Soldier

The Valiant Soldier
79/80 Fore Street
TQ11 0BS



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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. More recently town museum rooms and an archive have been opened.

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.

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Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Buckfastleigh in World War I

  • 26 May — 25 October 2014 *on now

The exhibition will contain information about the men whose names are engraved on our War memorial and the story of life in our town throughout the war. It will include a range of artefacts relating to the war , information from local newspapers and contemporary photographs taken locally. Times of opening are the same as for the museum.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


As for the museum