It was a glorious spring sunny day when we visited the Abbey. The thing that struck me was the sense of serenity and calmness that is so pervasive. Grounds are well kept and I... read more
A hidden jewel in the heart of Somerset, Glastonbury Abbey is...
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 kings and the legendary King Arthur.
Set in 36 acres of parkland in the middle of the town, the histories, mysteries and myths of Glastonbury Abbey define it as a place of extraordinary spiritual significance.
Open 364 days a year, welcoming dogs on short leads, with summer cafe, costumed guides, accredited museum and gift shop.