Glastonbury is reputed to have had the oldest Christian Church in England and has a long history as a place of pilgrimage. In more recent times it has attracted 'pilgrims' from many faiths and beliefs and remains a spiritual centre to this day.
Glastonbury is reputed to be the birthplace of Christianity in England and remains a centre of Christian Pilgrimage to this day. Although the Abbey is in ruins it remains a centre of worship throughout the year. See this section for links to the history of Chrisitanity in Glastonbury and for information on current Christian events in the town.
In recent years the town has become a place of pilgrimage for visitors of faiths other than Christianity. The reputed healing powers of the White & Red Springs have always attracted visitors and in more recent years there has been a revival of interest in Glastonbury as a centre of alternative beliefs.