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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.

Visiting the Abbey? Follow the guidelines

Visiting the Abbey? Follow the guidelines

There have been reports of visitors refusing to follow the government guidelines when visiting the abbey.  more

Added: 11th January 2021

Heritage Business Planning Opportunity

Heritage Business Planning Opportunity

Glastonbury Abbey is seeking to engage the services of a consultant in heritage business planning, as part of a project funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage (CRF).  more

Added: 8th January 2021

Out of Bounds areas within the grounds

Out of Bounds areas within the grounds

The bridge over the pond and the boardwalk in the wildlife area are currently out of bounds.  more

Added: 6th January 2021

National Lockdown Update

National Lockdown Update

Glastonbury Abbey to reopen Wednesday the 6th of January.  more

Added: 5th January 2021

National Lockdown

National Lockdown

Glastonbury Abbey will be closed while we await guidance from the government.  more

Added: 4th January 2021

Tier 3 from Boxing Day

Tier 3 from Boxing Day

As Somerset enters tier three from Boxing Day this is how you are effected in terms of visiting the abbey.  more

Added: 23rd December 2020

Glastobury Abbey Recovery Christmas Appeal

Glastobury Abbey Recovery Christmas Appeal

With your help we can make 2021 a better year and one of recovery.  more

Added: 11th December 2020

Post Lockdown Information for Visitors

Post Lockdown Information for Visitors

The national lockdown finishes and England moves into the new tier system at the beginning of Wednesday the 2nd of December.  more

Added: 1st December 2020

Glastonbury Abbey to reopen for members and local visitors

Glastonbury Abbey to reopen for members and local visitors

The abbey grounds will be accessible again from 10am on Saturday the 7th of November with reduced opening hours.  more

Added: 5th November 2020

Glastonbury Abbey during national lockdown

Glastonbury Abbey during national lockdown

This is the initial update from Glastonbury Abbey following the government's announcement of a national lockdown from Dec 2nd  more

Added: 3rd November 2020

Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

We are delighted to announce we have been successful in our application to the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage.  more

Added: 9th October 2020

Adopt an Artefact Scheme

Adopt an Artefact Scheme

As part of the Glastonbury Abbey Recovery Appeal you can now adopt one of the objects in our museum collection.  more

Added: 2nd October 2020

Updated advice to visitors 24th September 2020

Updated advice to visitors 24th September 2020

This is the current advice for people thinking of visiting Glastonbury Abbey from the 24th of September  more

Added: 24th September 2020

Glastonbury Abbey Recovery Appeal

Glastonbury Abbey Recovery Appeal

The abbey is reliant for roughly 95% of its income from visitors. There is an urgent need for your support to help recover from the losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  more

Added: 11th August 2020

Glastonbury Abbey Update July 31st 2020

Glastonbury Abbey Update July 31st 2020

Up to date information about our opening days and times, upcoming events and more.  more

Added: 31st July 2020

Latest Information from Glastonbury Abbey

Latest Information from Glastonbury Abbey

Here is the latest visitor information to be aware of when visiting Glastonbury Abbey during the Covid-19 pandemic.  more

Added: 2nd July 2020

Glastonbury Abbey Local Visitor Ticket

Glastonbury Abbey Local Visitor Ticket

For a limited time we are offering a five visit local visitor ticket at a discounted price.  more

Added: 18th June 2020

Glastonbury Abbey to Reopen to Members from June 3rd

Glastonbury Abbey to Reopen to Members from June 3rd

We are delighted to be able to let you know that Glastonbury Abbey will be reopening from Wednesday June 3rd , initially to members only. We ask all members to please take note of signage and instructions from staff at all times.  more

Added: 26th May 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

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

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

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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