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Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL Admission Adults £8.25 child £4.95 The Saxons, who had converted to Christianity, conquered Somerset in the 7th Century. Their King was Ine of Wessex, who was  regarded as one of … Continue reading

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Linsdisfarne Priory

Holy Island Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2RX Admission adults £6.80 child £4.10 In 635 King Oswald  summoned an Irish monk named Aidan from Iona  (the island-monastery off the south-west coast of what is now Scotland) to be bishop of his kingdom. … Continue reading

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St Julian

The Rectory 8 Kilderkin Way Norwich NR1 1RD Admission free St Julian is one of the most famous of Norwich’s churches because it is associated with the mystical visions of the anchoress (an anchoress is a woman who chooses to … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Conwy

A very pretty church with a large  graveyard which contains (according to the guild booklet) some poignant epitaphs, we only found one, that being the ‘We Are Seven’. The inspiration for Wordsworth’s poem. St Mary’s was once a Cistercian abbey … Continue reading

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