Glastonbury Tor is a hill at Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower, a Grade I listed building. The whole site is managed by the National Trust, and has been designated a scheduled monument.
This iconic hill has been a spiritual magnet for centuries, for both Pagans and Christians. Tales have grown out of history, becoming blended and embellished leaving the truth, whatever it was, literally lost in the mists of Avalon.
Glastonbury Tor is a hill near Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower, a Grade I listed building. The whole site is managed by the National Trust, and has been designated a scheduled monument.
10 miles from Othery but visible from the village. Great hike up the Tor is rewarded with stunning views.
Site of historic interest with links to King Arthur and has a number of other enduring mythological and spiritual associations. It's free to visit and the summit is only accessible by foot.
Amazing views and steeped in mythological history. A variety of tea rooms and alternative shops populate this interesting town high street.
“One of the most exquisite cathedrals in England. The cathedral's facade is iconic of Somerset. Wells cathedral is an absolute must see for fine architecture and cultural appreciation. ”
“Selection of designer and high street discount stores and restaurants with easy parking.”
“A interestingly eclectic place to visit, good food, well rated, booking advised. Situated in Godney village.”
“Relax all day in these beautiful surroundings, ancient ruins of one of the richest Abbeys until the dissolution. Home of the Glastonbury Extravaganza Music Concerts. One time resting place of King Arthur and his Queen Guinevere. ”
“The Somerset Rural Life Museum is situated in Glastonbury. It is a museum of the social and agricultural history of Somerset, housed in buildings surrounding a 14th-century barn once belonging to Glastonbury Abbey.”