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St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses

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Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 8DH, England
+44 1458 835067
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All reviews alms houses little gem busy street pretty garden an oasis of calm tended garden wonderful energy small garden piece of history worth a visit haven of peace lovely place town centre labyrinth volunteers icons contemplation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we struggle with rough sleepers and the poor but monks,nuns and churches created arms houses to help the poor and homeless. Gave them a leg up. Followed the teaching of their religion. That's what my visit stirred in me. Sadness and welcoming the care...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Beautiful historic chapel that had the good fortune of not being destroyed during the dissolution of the Abbey across the street. A lovely place to spend some reflective or contemplative time. No entrance fee. Would return here again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Astropriestess
Reviewed 26 November 2018

this is a loveley little church and garden looked after by volenteers and is a nice and tranquill place

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mickh7079
Reviewed 4 October 2018

visited here after reading about it on trip adviser, its free and very quiet, lovely place to just sit and relax for a while, well worth popping in for a visit, clad we did,

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Slip away down the tiny alleyway off Magdalene Street and find a sweet little haven of peace and history; the chapel is exquisite, the alms houses fascinating and the garden has clearly been planted with love and attention. Deeply lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A beautiful spot, away from the hustle and bustle to meditate. Such tranquillity. Some fascinating artworks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a well hidden island of calm on the edge of the town & one easily missed if you don't look out for it. Entrance is free, the whole site is tiny but well developed and when we were there there was an icon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Peaceful and healing. I always go and sit here for awhile in the chapel or the lovely little garden.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank philippa155
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visited as part of a tour, interesting place with a lot of history. A place of contemplation so you have to be pretty quiet walking round as there were people mediating. A small shop that nick nacks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We didn't realise where we were until we recognised the Alm House from a picture in a travel brochure. A bit hard to find but well worth visiting. The chapel is a Haven of peace.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Drehort
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