: The Chalice Well, Glastonbury, England Also known as ‘The Well of Avalon’. Archaeological evidence suggests that the well has been in almost constant use for at least two thousand years. Water issues from the spring at a rate of 25,000 gallons per day and has never failed, even during drought. The water is believed to possess healing qualities. The Well is often portrayed as a symbol of the female aspect of deity, with the male symbolised by Glastonbury Tor. As such, it is a...

: The Chalice Well, Glastonbury, England Also known as ‘The Well of Avalon’. Archaeological evidence suggests that the well has been in almost constant use for at least two thousand years. Water issues from the spring at a rate of 25,000 gallons per day and has never failed, even during drought. The water is believed to possess healing qualities. The Well is often portrayed as a symbol of the female aspect of deity, with the male symbolised by Glastonbury Tor. As such, it is a...

The Secret Holy Well Of Menacuddle, Cornwall And The Druid's Chair #Cornwall #Holywell

The Secret Holy Well Of Menacuddle, Cornwall And The Druid's Chair #Cornwall #Holywell

HOLY WELLS OF BRITAIN: St Keyne's Holy Well in Cornwall is dedicated to the daughter of King Brychan. It is said that whoever of two newly-weds first drinks the water will gain the upper hand in the marriage.

HOLY WELLS OF BRITAIN: St Keyne's Holy Well in Cornwall is dedicated to the daughter of King Brychan. It is said that whoever of two newly-weds first drinks the water will gain the upper hand in the marriage.

Holy Wells of England: Chapel Downs Holy Well, Sancreed, Cornwall

Holy Wells of England: Chapel Downs Holy Well, Sancreed, Cornwall

St Julitta's Well, or Juliots Well, north Cornwall, UK

St Julitta's Well, or Juliots Well, north Cornwall, UK

Three of the most beautiful holy wells in Cornwall are the Well of St Clether in the parish of St Clether in North Cornwall, the Well of St Keyne, and Dupath Holy Well.

Three of the most beautiful holy wells in Cornwall are the Well of St Clether in the parish of St Clether in North Cornwall, the Well of St Keyne, and Dupath Holy Well.

(398, SX 091 769, Explorer 109) Holy Well St Breward Cornwall. I spent hours playing here as a child.

(398, SX 091 769, Explorer 109) Holy Well St Breward Cornwall. I spent hours playing here as a child.


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Three of the most beautiful Holy Wells in Cornwall are the Well of St Clether in the parish of St Clether in North Cornwall, the Well of St Keyne and Dupath Holy Well.

Three of the most beautiful Holy Wells in Cornwall are the Well of St Clether in the parish of St Clether in North Cornwall, the Well of St Keyne and Dupath Holy Well.

Sacred Well:  St. Breward's Well, near Camelford, Cornwall, England.

Sacred Well: St. Breward's Well, near Camelford, Cornwall, England.

Holy Wells of England: Chapel Downs Holy Well, Sancreed, Cornwall

Holy Wells of England: Chapel Downs Holy Well, Sancreed, Cornwall

The Secret Holy Well Of Menacuddle, Cornwall And The Druid's Chair

The Secret Holy Well Of Menacuddle, Cornwall And The Druid's Chair

ST NON | St Non's Well | Cornwall: 'Non's relics were initially venerated at Altarnun in Cornwall. However, these were destroyed during the Reformation. Medieval glass fragments which remain above the altar may depict Non; there is a holy well nearby with a long tradition of bringing the insane to be immersed in hope of a cure. She is also the patron of Pelynt in Cornwall where there is St Nonna's Holy Well.'     ✫ღ⊰n

ST NON | St Non's Well | Cornwall: 'Non's relics were initially venerated at Altarnun in Cornwall. However, these were destroyed during the Reformation. Medieval glass fragments which remain above the altar may depict Non; there is a holy well nearby with a long tradition of bringing the insane to be immersed in hope of a cure. She is also the patron of Pelynt in Cornwall where there is St Nonna's Holy Well.' ✫ღ⊰n

The stone circle at Boscawen Un, St Buryan. Photo © Cornwall County Council Historic Environment Service

The stone circle at Boscawen Un, St Buryan. Photo © Cornwall County Council Historic Environment Service

Sacred Well:  St. Brannoc's or St. Brannock's Holy Well, Braunton, Devon, England.

Sacred Well: St. Brannoc's or St. Brannock's Holy Well, Braunton, Devon, England.

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