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St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses

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Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 8DH, England
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Always a quiet, breath of fresh air A sunny spot of interest and history, the chapel is so lovely. A beautiful surprise off a busy street.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

You wouldn't know this was there! A charming chapel and gardens with almshouses. Very lovely and well maintained. Just be careful the paths can be very slippery but there are signs warning you of this.

Thank UkFlowerpot
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Down a lovely lane, step back in time to this lovely chapel and small garden. In summer an artist works painting icons of Mary Magdelene with the Tor as background...fantastic!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Our group rented the lovely Margaret and Mary Chapel for a private goddess ceremony. It was amazing! The energy is very sacred and one can almost feel the spirit of Mary Magdalene there.

1  Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I love this little chapel. Gorgeous little garden almshouses and tiny chapel. Another of those magical places that Glastonbury has.

Thank philippa155
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I love spending the time there. It's small but very nice garden, entry is free. At the entrance there is a finger labyrinth from wood for meditation. If you are lucky, you can enjoy absolute peace in the beautiful, quiet atmosphere.

Thank andreagulyas
Reviewed 17 September 2017

After the busy hustle and bustle of the town centre, just a short way off is this tiny, ancient chapel with simple white washed walls. They also have alms houses that depict how they would have been used and a peaceful little garden, smelling beautifully...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

What a little gem! The chapel is very well kept and so peaceful. The award winning garden is delightful and the almshouses have been well restored and are an interesting glimpse into the past. Amazing to think that they were occupied up to 1950 even...More

Thank AandCSomerset
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Very cute little church, garden and houses a bit further up the main Glastonbury high street. Worth a visit if you haven't been before but it is very small. Free entry.

Thank geebeee13
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The almshouses, situated in Magdalene Street, and with a very attractive small garden, are definitely worth a visit. Possibly founded in the 13th century, they are a set of small buildings originally designed to home the poor. There is a small chapel near the entrance,...More

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