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A hidden jewel in the heart of Somerset, Glastonbury Abbey is traditionally associated with the earliest days of Christianity in Britain and figures such as Joseph of Arimathea, St Patrick and St David. It is also the resting place for three Saxon...more
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Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street | Somerset, Glastonbury BA6 9EL, England
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Reviewed today

We were not expecting much from Glastonbury Cathedral ruins but I am so happy to report that the ruins are cared for very well. It was very interesting to go around the museum to get a very good idea of what Glastonbury meant in days...More

Thank 1NONLY
Reviewed today

Excellent place so powerful. look for the bee hive in the stones. Feel the joining of the lines and sit in the peace of the past.

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just love it, the ruins, the ponds, the orchard. Wonderful place to just chill with King Arthur. Free tours by men dressed as monks, museum and good gift shop.

Thank philippa155
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The small museum provides the fascinating history. Some touch screens show you what it was like in its hayday. Loved the herbal medicine garden.

Thank Tegan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoy visiting historic ruins and this previous Abbey is so well preserved it was a joy to visit. The magnitude of what remains is so high you wonder how on earth these buildings were ever made. In this day and age it would be...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited as part of a tour, This is a ruined abbey where you have to use your imagination. Apparent place of King Arthurs tomb and the site of the first Christian Church. Dogs are allowed in. Worth a visit.

Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Glastonbury Abbey at its peak was one of the greatest and richest abbeys in England. Part of its fame and wealth came from the vast lands it owned but part from pilgrims. Pilgrims were drawn to Glastonbury because the Abbey claimed to have found the...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great historical attraction and well worth a visit. Outside summer cafe a bit of a disappointment though - lots of dirty tables even though it wasn't particularly busy and staff seemed slightly apathetic.

Thank Congra10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly there is not much left of this once great abbey, but the interpretation centre/museum is excellent, and stimulates the imagination. A highlight s the chapel of St Patrick, which has been renovated to look as it did in the Middle Ages, complete with wall...More

Thank Hakluyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a day in Glasto with the family was like I was 18 ago towns not changed stillfull of he wired and wonderful, went in the abbeynice weather fantastic place then up to tor.Then 3 miles up the road in piston we sneaked in to...More

Thank DARTH - K
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Jayne B
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Hi Jayne - we have a full access statement on our website with pictures so you can see the lay out. It's under the Visit Us section. Hope this helps Wendy
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it's a great place to take your puppy dog plenty of space for them to run around.
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Angelica V
May 10, 2015|
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Hi Ann Living History tours of the abbey are included in the admission price. They run daily March to October except occasional days which are listed on the website. Times are also online. Hope this helps Wendy
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