Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalen Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL
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The ruins of this former monastery are now a grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and are open as a visitor attraction. It is surrounded by 36 acres of parkland and is the legendary burial place of King Arthur.

The nearest train station to Glastonbury is Castle Cary (on the London Paddington to Plymouth line). Transport to Glastonbury is only by taxi from there. Alternatives are to travel to Bristol Temple Meads, Bath or Taunton. Onward travel can be via public service bus.

First Group provides services to Glastonbury via the 376 from Bristol and the 29 from Taunton.

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There are 6 events at this location

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As You Like It

Shakespeare's cheeky comedy, as told by Handlebards.

Wed 16 Aug

£17; £15 adv / 01458 832267

  • 18:30

Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen

Purcell's classic is performed by Eboracum Baroque.

Sat 22 Jul

£15 (Students £5; Children £5) / 01458 832267

The Merry Wives Of Windsor

The roguish and foolish knight Falstaff schemes to woo two married women, in order to get his hands on their husband's money - but the women themselves have other ideas. The Festival Players' all-male cast romps confidently through convoluted plot of Shakespeare's comedy, directed by Michael Dyer.

Fri 25 Aug

£14 (£12) / 01458 832267

  • 19:30

Merry Wives of Windsor

The Festival Players present one of the Bard's lesser-known works.

Fri 25 Aug

£14 (£12) / 01458 832267

The Past in the Present

Ceramics from Somerset potters Elizabeth Raeburn and Rodney Lawrence.

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 01458 832267

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Mon 24 Jul

Free / 01458 832267

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Tue 25 Jul

Free / 01458 832267

  • 09:00 – 18:00
…and 61 more dates until 24 Sep

Three Men in a Boat

IK Productions present Craig Gilbert's ingenious, acclaimed adaption of Jerome K Jerome's classic tale of boating misadventures.

Sat 19 Aug

£10 (Children £8) / 01458 832267

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