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St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses

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Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 8DH, England
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All reviews alms houses little piece of heaven busy street pretty garden an oasis of calm tended garden wonderful energy small garden piece of history worth a visit haven of peace lovely place town centre labyrinth volunteers icons contemplation
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Nice place to see and take in the atmosphere. Very relaxing and calm good place to get away from the busy town centre.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JeffD1759
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You need to just go and this very old chapel and alms houses. The gardens are a joy and this is a different side to Glastonbury.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank cjlavis
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Well worth a visit to this charming chapel - it was full of the scent of lilies on the altar. The garden is very pretty. Fascinating to look at one of the almshouses which is furnished in the manner of when it was last lived...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We've played the lyre there (our lyre group from Brazil: Cantaro). Lovely flowers. This Chapel is dificult to see from the street.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tarinarubinger
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A beautiful little piece of history and a place of calm contemplation in our busy town. The delightful gardens are very peaceful and enclosed. The volunteers brought this garden back to life and it shows their love for the place.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kath A
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Originally part of the towns wall, this tiny ‘put you up’ for travellers or hospital gave it’s name to the street it sits on, ‘spital street! Now renamed Magdalene St after the chapel. Not as obvious to find as the Tor or Abbey etc but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PRHickman
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Tune in very spiritual! This place is wonderful to just imagine and immurse yourself in the wonderful energy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank scarolo60
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Nice bit of history Old medieval hospital and chapel from the time of the Abbey Very peaceful and serene place

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Love to sit here silently meditating. Pretty garden with calm atmosphere . Opposite Glastonbury Abby down a little ally. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank philippa155
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A well looked after Chapel & Almshouses which is a place of peace, with one Almshouse open , and a lovely small garden. Free to enter , but you can give a donation ....We loved it .

Date of experience: May 2018
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