You have no doubt heard of the giant summer festival with international headline acts that Glastonbury is renowned for, but did you know it’s teeming with a range of excellent attractions you can enjoy year-round? With a famous tor, abbey, Chalice Well and Millennium Trail, there’s plenty of sights to explore. Make a wish at the mystical White Spring or grab a bite in one of the many tea rooms, pubs and other eateries.
Why visit Glastonbury?
The incredible heritage is a huge draw and the town has developed into a wonderful place for travellers to stay while on break. Spot the historical architecture of the Abbot’s Kitchen and The Tribunal or visit the ancient Bride’s Mound on the outskirts of town.
Things to do in Glastonbury:
Admire the stunning architecture of Glastonbury Abbey which claims to be the burial place of the legendary King Arthur or visit the serene water of Chalice Well, said to be a place of ancient healing. See the Shoe Museum and seek out the delightful independent shops when souvenir hunting.
Why stay in a Glastonbury cottage?
With lots of lovely holiday cottages in Glastonbury to choose from, it’s a fantastic place to spend the holidays. The freedom of a self-catering retreat allows you to explore the city at your leisure. During festival season, a cottage makes a warm and dry alternative to muddy fields for a cosy night’s sleep.
Three must-see things in Glastonbury:
- Venture to the top of Glastonbury Tor then stop by Chalice Well that lies beneath.
- Explore the magnificent Glastonbury Abbey.
- Follow the Millennium Trail around the historical town.