Welcome to the Chalice Well
Chalice Well is one of Britain's most ancient wells, nestling in the Vale of Avalon between the famous Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Hill. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and orchards it is a living sanctuary in which the visitor can experience the quiet healing of this sacred place. For over two thousand years this has been a place where people have gathered to drink the waters and find solace, peace and inspiration.
At present we work with the theme of 'Many Paths, One Source' to welcome all people of goodwill to the gardens throughout the year. We also mark 'the wheel of the year' at regular intervals with events of celebration, silence and meditation, and conversation. This includes an evening programme of music, poetry and performance throughout the summer months in our candlelit gardens.
We also have limited opening hours on the first Saturday in June each year, when we hold our annual Companions' Day. On Companions' Day the gardens are open to the public between 3.30 and 6.00 pm, with last admission at 5.30 pm. You can find out more about opening hours and entrance prices on the Visiting Chalice Well page.
Events in April
Retreats & Workshops in 2014
- Day of Silence
- Eight Recommended Books for the Better Understanding of Glastonbury
- NEW Chalice Well Guide Book
- Jan 1st : Chalice Well Events Brochure 2014
- May 1st : Wheel of the Year Festival - Flowering (Meditation)
- May 1st : Wheel of the Year Celebration - Flowering (Beltane / May Day Ceremony)
Chalice Well: The Story of a Living Sanctuary
For the first time the official history of Chalice Well is told in this fascinating book containing unseen images and untold stories from the Chalice Well and David Russell archives. A must read for anyone with an interest in or connection to the Well.