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Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset

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Feel the history in the astmopheric ruins of Englands largest Abbey set in 36 acres of parkland.

In the spring you can see Snowdrops, Daffodils and Bluebells follow and wild flowers later in the year.

From April to October characters from the Abbey's past make history come alive. See king Arthur's tomb and grave in the ledgendary burial place.

In 1191 the monks dug to find the remains of king Arthur and Queen Guinevere in the cemetry south of Lady Chapel. At Easter in 1278 their bones were re buried in a black marble tomb in the presence of King Edward 1.

Find out about the ledgend about Joseph of Arimathea.

There is a well stocked gift shop and a pleasant cafe in the summer.

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telephone: 01458 831631
fax: 01458 836117
address:  The Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street

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