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White Spring Well & Temple

Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury BA6 8BL, England
+44 7340 288392
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Another world! Don't miss it!

The White Spring is a mystical and powerful space. Opening hours can be short...was open 1-4 on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angela L
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Canada
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What a memorable experience

I will remember my trip to the white spring for a very long time, we went on a Sunday evening. as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louis B
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Kinver, United Kingdom
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Cavernous and set apart, in blackness or candle lit, mysterious it remains. A wonderful contrast to the sunlit gardens of Chalice Well of the Red Spring. The interior consists of three domed vaults 16ft high, with beautiful bowed floors - like the hull of a boat moored at the portal to the Otherworld. With it's constant temperature, and the sound of the perpetually flowing water, it is a unique and sacred space. Please be aware that people often bathe naked here, and we have a no photography policy. Many groups, pilgrims, and local people - from a wide diversity of backgrounds and traditions - have come to appreciate the blessings of this sacred space. So do come and enjoy the White Spring during our normal opening hours or at our regular ceremonies and meditations. We gather together to celebrate the turning of the seasons and at the full moon. Private visits and ceremonies, including baptisms and ceremonial bathing may be possible by arrangement. In keeping with the sense of sacred at the White Spring there is no charge or expectation of donation, neither is anyone paid. People often make a contribution to the White Spring for the upkeep costs and to keep access free for all. Please consider making a financial contribution if you are able to, all contributions are welcomed, but never expected.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury BA6 8BL, England
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+44 7340 288392

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The White Spring is a mystical and powerful space. Opening hours can be short...was open 1-4 on Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun when we were there, and also open with a bonfire out front on the night of the full moon. Water is bitingly cold...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will remember my trip to the white spring for a very long time, we went on a Sunday evening. as you walk down the steps into the temple a sense of complete tranquility washes over you, your eyes begin to adjust to the candle...More

Thank Louis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group did a private meditation after closing, which was arranged in advance with the keeper of the springs. It was phenomenal and the perfect setting for a very sacred meditation. It is very well, so bring some waterproof shoes. Also, no pictures or digital...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a very spiritual person and this place is a congregation of assorted low life urinating outside, begging and drunk. I have seen this over a period of years and it is very superficial. Go to the Chalice Well gardens if you want real...More

Thank Soos52
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It's a real MUST, if you want to feel the atmosphere of an ancient shrine: dark, wet, magic. Illuminated with candles, the cave-like inner space was fantastic, you hear the water trickling into the pool.

Thank andreagulyas
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A very special Goddess Temple with a wonderful atmosphere. You can bathe in either of the pools at any time of year and people do. Most people bathe naked so that’s something to bare in mind if visiting with young children. It’s quite dark inside...More

Thank JayneEG4
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I stumbled upon the White Spring while visiting Glastonbury and was overcome by the deeply spiritual atmosphere of the place. It is beautiful, intense, sacred. The lovely temple keeper was chanting which was truly amazing. I've never, ever felt a sense of spirituality before but...More

Thank Helena F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a place run through the true kindness of volunteers and because of this it is not as organised as other places - so please bear with them. The opening times are limited, so when you can get to access it - it really...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The outside gardens were peaceful and beautiful, however not accessible by wheel chair. Staff unlocked the side door to the temple, for us and suddenly we were overcome by the atmosphere, It felt ancient and magical in a sacred way. It was almost overwhelming with...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've lived near Glastonbury all my life and visited more times than I care to mention. But, until last weekend I'd never visited The White Spring Well and Temple. This special sacred space is lit with a multitude of candles. Upon entry it takes a...More

Thank Simon S
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Terry M
10 September 2017|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchair/pushchair access is through the side door via the courtyard, which is on the same level as the main floor (the front entrance is followed by three steep steps) There is a small step onto the courtyard, but ask the... More
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