Father John Kinsey of Belmont Abbey, Herefordshire was sentenced to five years at Worcester Crown Court in 2005 by Judge Andrew Geddes for a series of serious offences relating to assaults on schoolboys attending Belmont Abbey School in the mid 1980s.[15][16]

Countries of origin currently represented include France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Cameroon as well as the UK. Most of the products are imported directly from the producer, so making the goods on sale a unique and fascinating collection.

The conduct of the Ealing monastic community, as trustee of the St. Benedict's Trust, was examined by the Charity Commission, which found that it had failed to take adequate measures to protect beneficiaries of the charity from Dom Pearce.[6]

The Monastic produce shop is unique in that it sells only what is produced by religious communities in Europe. St. Benedict’s Rule makes provision for ‘ORA et LABORA’ Prayer and Work. The fruits of their manual work help to support the communities and provides an increasingly appreciative clientele with high quality goods.

Kiddi Caru is not just a day nursery; it’s a great start in life! This nursery is bright, homely and spacious with a fantastic outside area for children to enjoy; an environment that is safe and secure. The welfare of the children in care is paramount… more

The sexual abuse scandal in the English Benedictine Congregation was a significant episode in the series of Catholic sex abuse cases in the United Kingdom.

In 1995 Fr Bernard Green, then a housemaster, was arrested after indecently assaulting a sleeping boy in one of the school's dormitories. He received two years' probation for an incident which was said to have "petrified" the boy concerned.[12][13]

Jack & Jill Childcare employ an experienced team who are skilled in maintaining a homely and secure setting for children from birth to school age. In a safe and caring environment children's curiosities are turned into positive learning experiences. Quality… more

Puffins at Newton House provides loving care for children between the ages of three months and four years and encourages children to have fun while playing and learning throughout the day. Children are looked after in three age appropriate rooms… more

Showing the 50 nearest Day Nurseries to the centre of Buckfastleigh.

In 2005 Fr Piers Grant-Ferris admitted 20 incidents between 1966 and 1975 including beating boys bare-handed on the buttocks, and taking temperatures rectally. The Yorkshire Post reported in 2005 that former Abbot Basil Hume did not call in police when the initial incident came to light in 1975, but removed Father Grant-Ferris. Several other incidents came to light in 2003, when the abbey hired a psychologist to conduct risk assessments on staff.[14]

There has recently[when?] been an allegation of cover-up involving Ealing Abbey and abuse towards a female pupil at St Gregory's Roman Catholic Primary School, a state school in Woodfield Rd, Ealing, with links to the abbey. The abuse is alleged to have occurred in the 1970s.[7]

Father Paul Couch was also found guilty earlier of two counts of serious sexual assault and 11 of indecent assault.[9] Father Couch committed the offences against six boys between 1972 and 1993 during two periods at the school. He was a Royal Navy chaplain from 1978 until 1983 and again from 1992.[10] In 2007 he was sentenced to ten years in jail.[11]

As well as the famous Buckfast Tonic Wine™ the Gift Shop sells a wide variety of gifts, ranging from ceramics, glass and collectables to fragranced products such as pot pourri, balms and cosmetics. It also stocks a delicious selection of country wines, biscuits, fudge and preserves, produced in the West Country.

Due to falling pupil numbers Belmont Abbey closed the school in the early 1990s.[17]

Kinsey attacked three schoolboys while a monk at Belmont Abbey during a two-year period, grooming and attacking victims during bell ringing lessons and altar service duties. The frequency of his attacks increased to a weekly basis before Kinsey was sent away from the Abbey for a short period to train as a priest.[citation needed]

Distances given are in a straight line from the centre of Buckfastleigh but travel routes may be longer.

Several monks and three members of the lay teaching staff at Ampleforth College, one of the leading Roman Catholic schools in the country, had molested children in their care.

Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Paignton - Midvale Road)

The Bookshop at Buckfast Abbey is an excellent resource centre for the Christian community in Devon, England and beyond. In the range of books stocked, we try to reflect the broad spectrum of the Christian experience. Theology, Spirituality, Liturgy, Bibles and Children’s books are among the resources available.

Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Torquay) is a purpose-built setting that looks to give local parents the childcare service they deserve and children an education that will set them up well for school and later challenges. A stimulating interior… more

The award winning Gift Shop forms part of the Westgate which presents an impressive entrance to the Abbey precinct. The design of the Westgate was influenced by the gatehouse of another medieval monastery, at Beaulieu in Hampshire. Its spacious, airy atmosphere is perfect for browsing the fascinating array of items on sale.

The Bookshop also sells gifts for religious celebrations such as baptisms, weddings, anniversaries, First Holy Communion, Confirmation and Christmas. We stock religious statues, pictures, crosses and repository items as well as jewellery, CDs and cards.

Mama Bear's Day Nursery (Paignton - Long Road) has a light and spacious interior with a wide range of early years play resources ideal for pre-school development and education. A versatile approach is aided by a large sports hall, a sensory room and… more

Father William Manahan of Buckfast Abbey pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to eight charges of sexually assaulting pupils.[8]

Buckfast Abbey

Mama Bear's Day Nursery & pre-School (Paignton - Midvale Road) provides age-specific learning, with a wide range of play resources, outdoor play areas, a sensory room and many natural play incentives. The facility is well located to suit the busy… more

David Smith, jailed May 2007, was an assistant headmaster at Douai School from 1975, and an Anglican priest from 1981, who sexually abused a series of boys over a 30-year period.[18] The school closed in 1999.

Mama Bear's Day Nursery (Paignton - Queen Elizabeth Drive)

Mama Bear's Day Nursery (Paignton - Queen Elizabeth Drive) has a purpose-built interior with two outdoor play areas, which staff use to their full potential in order to inspire learning and the development of new skills. The Key Person System helps… more