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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...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So pleased that we finally got to visit. We chose a beautiful October morning to wander round this breathtaking 7th century / 10th century ruin. It is truly spectacular. The staff are incredibly welcoming and helpful and the exhibit at the entrance is brilliant and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glastonbury has a back story that shows how far back Glastonbury began. Joseph of aramathea, was the man who gave up his family tomb for Jesus. After Jesus's resurrection the story says he and followers went to England. He brought a thorn from the crown...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking around here with coffees and kids had a good run around. Would not recommend in the rain.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy visiting Glastonbury Abbey. There’s lots of excellent information to read and beautiful grounds to walk and explore. It’s a lovely half day to spend. I love that there is a protected badger sett, not that you’re likely to see any during the day....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Father Christmas today at the Glastonbury Abbey . I was very disappointed on arrival . I know the weather wasn't very nice but Santa's sleigh wasn't even made Christmassy , then the Reindeers were over the other side opposite Abbots Kitchen , Their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

A wonderful experience of being close to the final resting place of ARTHUR. Chilling to note that his remains and his Queens were placed at the entrance steps for public display in the 13th century. His grave marker, a black stone bearing the solitary word...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We took my twin 3 year old Granddaughters to the Abbey last Saturday we had booked on line and recieved a confirmation also added my Granddaughters names and ages in order a selection of gift would be ready for Santa. Everyone was very welcoming and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Visited the ruins ‘by the back door’ when attending an event at Abbey House. Great open space with beautiful ruined buildings. Also intact medieval kitchens which are simply extraordinary.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We did the guided tour, so enjoyable, history brought to life. the passion of the guide was so evident, truly a wonderful place to visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Spent a great three hours visiting the abbey and museum. We were taken around part of the site by Nigel, who was a great guide and very knowledgeable. Plenty of fact and maybe some fiction all added up to create a brilliant storyline. Well worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jayne B
10 April 2018|
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Response from Wendy B | Property representative |
Hi Jayne - we have a full access statement on our website with pictures so you can see the lay out. It's under the Visit Us section. Hope this helps Wendy
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it's a great place to take your puppy dog plenty of space for them to run around.
Angelica V
10 May 2015|
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Response from Wendy B | Property representative |
Hi Ann Living History tours of the abbey are included in the admission price. They run daily March to October except occasional days which are listed on the website. Times are also online. Hope this helps Wendy