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7. Glastonbury Abbey

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Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey was once the greatest and richest Abbey in the country and  is the legendary burial place of King Arthur. From March to October you can take a tour with a Costumed Guide, who will bring history to life with tales of monks, kitchen maids, pilgrims and even King Arthur's court! There's an outdoor summer cafe, a gift shop and a visitor centre and small museum.
 
The relative seclusion of the 36 acre site of Glastonbury Abbey provides the perfect atmosphere for people who want to forget their hectic daily lives, and take it easy, and is also great for picnics! Children can feed the ducks or run around in the lush expanse of open parkland whilst their parents take a well-earned nap under a suitable tree.

Glastonbury Abbey Address:   
Glastonbury Abbey
The Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL
England, UK

Glastonbury Abbey Opening Times:
January, 10.00 am to 4.30 pm
February, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
March, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
April to end September, 9.30 am to 6.00 pm
October, 9.30 am to 5.00 pm
November, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
December, 10.00 am to 4.30 pm

Last entry half an hour before closing time.

Glastonbury Abbey Admission:
Adults £5.50 
Over 60 years £5.00
Students (with card) £5.00 
Children under 16 years £3.50 
Children 5 years & under Free
Parties of adults (10 or more) £5.00 
Under 16 years in adult parties £3.50
Families (2 adults and 2 children) £16.00
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