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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 yesterday 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.

Thank Eurotraveller3
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank shaunbendle11963
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

waked round the abbey gardens and see the holy thorn also the alledged burial place of King Ather though some say this a ploy by the monks to get people to visit the abbey

Thank mickh7079
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Beautiful Peaceful Ruin in the Centre Of Glastonbury , a great piece of English History with plenty of interesting artefacts and written accounts of the Abbey and times Past. The gift Shop belonging to the Abbey is well stocked with Religious items, and lots...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abbey is a magnificent ruin with the remaining towering structures that tell a story of what an impressive edifice it must have been. You can wander through the remains of the Abbey and be overwhelmed by the incredible walls and doorways that have battled...More

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Wendy B, Public Relations Manager at Glastonbury Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Glastonbury, do yourself a favor and take the free guided tour to the abbey. Tours start at 10:00 a.m. and are guided by knowledgeable people dressed in period costumes. It was a fun and interesting hour and the museum has excellent,...More

Thank sonoman
Wendy B, Public Relations Manager at Glastonbury Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback; we really appreciate it and glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This old Abbey has so much history & dominates the Glastonbury landscape. The town itself is quite quirky & alternative, which is appropriate considering the history of the Abbey. It was wet & we opted to read about it in the Visitor Centre, but will...More

Thank Konie
Wendy B, Public Relations Manager at Glastonbury Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Glastonbury.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

So much to investigate on the grounds, both still standing and not. Still incredible to see no matter the season.

Thank micheleroberts68
Wendy B, Public Relations Manager at Glastonbury Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting; we also love to see visitor's photographs - you can send them to us via our Facebook page /GlastonburyAbbeySomerset or email to info@glastonburyabbey.com

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

OK there are lots of cathedral/abbey ruins and we’ve done our fair share. We visited Glastonbury as it was on our “to do” list and let’s say it’s a bit quirky as a town. We turned the corner and stumbled on this magnificent space with...More

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Wendy B, Public Relations Manager at Glastonbury Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're pleased you enjoyed your visit

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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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RachaelJason
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it's a great place to take your puppy dog plenty of space for them to run around.
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10 May 2015|
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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
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