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Glastonbury Abbey

Type:Abbey / Priory

Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9EL

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About

Glastonbury Abbey is connected with legend to a degree that is unparalleled by any other abbey in England. Since Medieval times it has held legendary status as the earliest Christian foundation in Britain linked to Joseph of Arimathea and the burial place of King Arthur.

The internationally renowned site attracts visitors from around the world and there has been a church on the site for at least 1500 years with evidence of even earlier occupation.

There's a packed events calendar, an accredited museum and 36 acres of parkland to explore.


Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom. Suitability for Dogs: On leads.

Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Nearest major road is M5. After junction 23 take A39; or A303junction with A372; or A37/39 from Bath to Bristol.By Public Transport:Bus/Route No: Various, including 29, 375Route Description: 29 Taunton - Wells (Mon-Sat, not public holidays) 375 Bridgwater - Glastonbury (Saturdays only) 375 Wells - Glastonbury (Sundays and public holidays only) Other services available including connections via WellsProximity to Bus Stop: Nearby. Alight outside or opposite town hall. Disability Access: 375 Yes, but NOT on Sundays or Bank HolidaysNearest station is Bristol, Bath or Taunton, Yeovil. By bus from any of the above stations.Accessible by Public Transport: Castle Cary station is 15 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Education/study area
  • Event venue
  • Gift shop
  • Open all year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

Key Features

  • In Market Town

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Group Discount

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Opening Times

* Daily except Christmas Day. Nov-Feb 9am-4pm. Mar-May 9am-6pm. Jun-Aug 9am-8pm. Sept-Oct 9am-6pm.

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