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“Nice but pricey”
Review of Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey
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Ranked #3 of 37 things to do in Glastonbury
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Owner description: 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 kings and the legendary King Arthur. Set in 36 acres of parkland in the middle of the town, the histories, mysteries and myths of Glastonbury Abbey define it as a place of extraordinary spiritual significance. Open 364 days a year, welcoming dogs on short leads, with summer cafe, costumed guides, accredited museum and gift shop.
Reviewed May 16, 2013

The Abbey gets visitors from all over the world and if the weather is nice a wander around the grounds and ruins is very nice but it isn't cheap.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

The abbey is a great place to visit but needs a fine day.It is unbelievable the size it once was if you look at the model in the visitor centre.It is quiet and peaceful even though in the centre of town.Sit by the fishpond at the top of the orchard and watch some of the huge fish in it,very calming then wander over to the kiosk for refreshments.There are often things going on in the grounds which are very entertaining as are the period dressed staff who are very knowledgable.Lovely!

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Ageless tranquility in the heart of a pretty town. When it's sunny, a great place to read a book or picnic on the grass and soak up the atmosphere. Look out for the archway which appears to be of petrified wood, but it actually a whale jawbone.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

On a cold day in March the Abbey is very thought porovoking what a shame we lost these beautiful structures.

Thank Silverservice03
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Been twice not to Glastonbury Abbey. There is an entry fee however its not too expensive. The grounds are well kept and staff are friendly and knowledgeable. There are sign posts around and if you buy the tour book guide it does provide good information about the history of the site. It is a beautiful place and worth a visit

1  Thank Mr_MrsBeckett
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