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White Spring Well & Temple

Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury BA6 8BL, England
+44 7340 288392
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Cavernous and set apart, in blackness or candle lit, mysterious it remains. A wonderful contrast to the sunlit gardens of Chalice Well of the Red Spring. The interior consists of three domed vaults 16ft high, with beautiful bowed floors - like the hull of a boat moored at the portal to the Otherworld. With it's constant temperature, and the sound of the perpetually flowing water, it is a unique and sacred space. Please be aware that people often bathe naked here, and we have a no photography policy. Many groups, pilgrims, and local people - from a wide diversity of backgrounds and traditions - have come to appreciate the blessings of this sacred space. So do come and enjoy the White Spring during our normal opening hours or at our regular ceremonies and meditations. We gather together to celebrate the turning of the seasons and at the full moon. Private visits and ceremonies, including baptisms and ceremonial bathing may be possible by arrangement. In keeping with the sense of sacred at the White Spring there is no charge or expectation of donation, neither is anyone paid. People often make a contribution to the White Spring for the upkeep costs and to keep access free for all. Please consider making a financial contribution if you are able to, all contributions are welcomed, but never expected.
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Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury BA6 8BL, England
+44 7340 288392

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Reviewed yesterday

An unusual and special place. Just light enough so you can still see (but still very dark, be careful!), filled with candles, interesting people and the most amazing 'baths' full of natural spring water. Can contain nudity as some people do like to cleanse in...More

Thank geebeee13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just round the corner from the Chalice well, only open between 1-4pm. Nice little courtyard, take your time to have a look at it, it's beautiful, people resting there chatting filling their bottles up with the water, birds singing in the shrubbery, made my way...More

Thank 744kbo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free fresh Glastonbury spring water !! Take a bottle or 5 to fill up ! Ideal if your intending to walk up to the Tor

Thank Tbirdtriumphs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the White Spring is, for me, the highlight of any trip to Glastonbury, and I'd promised myself to mark a recent 'milestone' birthday in such a way. I had to delay it for a few days while waiting for the weather to...More

3  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an unusual place, water everywhere, candles, noise, the noise, chanting, drumming, laughing, the water, the reflections, people taking a dip, little altars, nooks, places to just sit stand, spend time. An ethereal experience, no one telling you, no charge, no hassle, nothing but a...More

1  Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place to reflect and meditate; I do wish I had warning before a couple near me disrobed ; Enjoyed the quiet atmosphere and water here

1  Thank Jennye J
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It is a such a mystical and lovely place. Love that it is open to everyone to bath, sit, play music whatever you feel like and everyone's space is respected

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful hidden away springs all at candle light, a lovely escape from the hustle & bustle of a busy lifestyle.. definitely worth a visit to clear the mind body and soul & you can even step into the 2 foot deep spring or dip...More

1  Thank TheRealMissFrost
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Run by volunteers so may not always be open, but worth checking out. It's small but a beautiful place to visit and just be in the darkness with the sound of rushing water.

Thank Rachael L
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Very good vibes...unspoiled and real. Check opening times. Drop expectations and demands and you will be fine. Put down your aelfie stick and your fake smile for a while.

1  Thank Janetta M
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