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Tuesday 19th November - the abbey is now closed

Glastonbury Abbey - discover the history, legends and spirit

We are connected with legend to a degree that is unparalleled by any other abbey in England. Since Medieval times, the abbey has held legendary status as the earliest Christian foundation in Britain linked to Joseph of Arimathea and the burial place of King Arthur. Today it is a tranquil setting where you can discover the stories, explore the accredited museum and enjoy a packed events calendar.

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Whether you are visiting on your own, with your family, a group, school or university, there's something for everyone and we are looking forward to meeting you.

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History

This internationally renowned site attracts visitors from around the world for its history, heritage, myths and legends as well as for its spiritual enrichment and there has been a church on the site for at least 1500 years with evidence of even earlier occupation.

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Learning

We welcome learners of all ages and are able to tailor our offer to suit your study and there are specific activities for families too.

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Get Involved

Whether you want to support us as a volunteer, join our Membership scheme, help us financially or discover career opportunities; these pages are for you.

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What's Onview all

Glastonbury Frost Fayre at the abbey

30-Nov-2019 - more

Victorian Shopping Evening

30-Nov-2019 - more

Churchill Singers Christmas Concert

01-Dec-2019 - more

Christmas Dinner at Abbey House

13-Dec-2019 - more

Christmas Dinner at Abbey House

14-Dec-2019 - more

Make a hand print reindeer - Family Activity

14-Dec-2019 - more

Meet Father Christmas

14-Dec-2019 - more

Glastonbury Abbey Christmas Market

14-Dec-2019 - more

Glastonbury Abbey Christmas Market

15-Dec-2019 - more

Meet Father Christmas

15-Dec-2019 - more

Latest Newsview all

Christmas at the Abbey

New for Christmas 2019 is a festive market at Glastonbury Abbey complete with Santa.

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Added: 19th November 2019

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Contact Us

Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL

+44 (0)1458 832267

info@glastonburyabbey.com

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