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Please check back regularly for all the latest news from Glastonbury Abbey and don't forget to take a look at our Wildlife Blog.

Announcement: Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2020

Announcement: Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2020

In light of the current unprecedented circumstances - which include the temporary closure of the Glastonbury Abbey - we are sorry to announce that this year's Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza will not now be able to go ahead.  more

Added: 25th March 2020

Information for Glastonbury Abbey Members  COVID-19 Closure

Information for Glastonbury Abbey Members COVID-19 Closure

From Monday 23rd March we have decided to close the abbey grounds in addition to the shop and all other areas of the site, to help restrict the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  more

Added: 23rd March 2020

COVID-19: Further Information for Visitors to Glastonbury Abbey

COVID-19: Further Information for Visitors to Glastonbury Abbey

More detail following yesterday's announcement regarding changes to admission and site restrictions.  more

Added: 18th March 2020

Change to Opening Hours and Admission

Change to Opening Hours and Admission

Information for visitors regarding opening hours, visitor restrictions and entry price.  more

Added: 17th March 2020

Announcement: Postponement of Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Fayre

Announcement: Postponement of Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Fayre

With regret we are announcing that we are postponing the Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Fayre set to take place in April.  more

Added: 13th March 2020

COVID-19: Advice for Visitors to Glastonbury Abbey

COVID-19: Advice for Visitors to Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey remains open.  more

Added: 13th March 2020

Changes to Service Levels 2020

Changes to Service Levels 2020

Glastonbury Abbey hosts a diverse programme of events each year and in order to accommodate these events we occasionally have to close early. Last admission is always 45 minutes prior to closing. Tickets to events are available separately.  more

Added: 3rd March 2020

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

This is a reminder that our opening hours will extend to 6pm from March 1st with last entry at 5.15pm.  more

Added: 28th February 2020

Tree Damage

Tree Damage

We are sorry to say we have discovered a tree has been deliberately vandalised in the abbey grounds over the weekend and this can be seen in the picture.  more

Added: 24th February 2020

Award winning team

Award winning team

We're delighted to announce our Events Manager Brad Lister has won a national award.  more

Added: 15th December 2019

Christmas at the Abbey

Christmas at the Abbey

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

Added: 19th November 2019

Abbey shortlisted for three national awards

Abbey shortlisted for three national awards

The abbey has been shortlisted for three national awards  more

Added: 1st November 2019

Medieval Fayre finalist in Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

Medieval Fayre finalist in Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

We are delighted with our partners Steamhorse Events to have been shortlisted for Tourism Event of the Year for the 2019 Medieval Fayre.  more

Added: 1st November 2019

Abbey shortlisted for an award

Abbey shortlisted for an award

We've been shortlisted in the Family Favourites Award  more

Added: 31st August 2019

Medieval Fayre

Medieval Fayre

A medieval spectacular is planned at Glastonbury Abbey over Easter weekend.  more

Added: 16th April 2019

Looking forward to events season 2019

Looking forward to events season 2019

An exciting programme of events is planned throughout 2019. Here are just a few highlights to expect early in the season.  more

Added: 29th March 2019

Event Attendance

Event Attendance

Glastonbury Abbey is an outdoor event space and as such is open to the vagaries of the British weather.  more

Added: 1st January 2018

Event security

Event security

You may be asked to undergo a bag check when you enter the abbey, so please allow extra time for this when you attend an event.  more

Added: 2nd June 2017

The Archaeology Story

The Archaeology Story

Current Archaeology published a feature on the work of our Trustee and award-winning archaeologist Professor Roberta Gilchrist from the University of Reading  more

Added: 8th December 2016

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Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL

+44 (0)1458 832267

info@glastonburyabbey.com

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