The Glastonbury area has been a place of myth and magic from our Pagan pre-history to Arthurian mysticism and New Age legends. It’s also been a historic centre of Christianity, home to one of England’s most powerful abbeys. Read more about the town and the varied and fascinating attractions nearby, below.
Glastonbury has a unique and diverse culture, artistic, esoteric as well a typical English market town atmosphere.
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Traditionally the seat of Christianity in England, Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from across the globe who come to marvel at these romantic ruins.
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Glastonbury Moors and Wildlife
There is really no other landscape in Britain like the low-lying moors around the Glastonbury area - properly known as the Somerset Levels.
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Clarks Village outlet offers over 90 stores, restaurants and cafes, plus plenty to entertain the whole family.
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Glastonbury's Chalice Well is one of the oldest continuously used holy wells in Britain.
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Bustling city with great shops, a vibrant nightlife and plenty for families to do – including its award-winning zoo.
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A real family day out, the house and grounds are superb, there's plenty for kids to do – and of course the lions!
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Beautiful 18th-century landscape garden and Palladian mansion.
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World Heritage city and one of Britain's true treasures. Architecture, art, history and modern city living combined.
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Glastonbury Town Council
Glastonbury Town Hall hosts a number of bustling markets and craft fairs throughout the year.
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Tourist Information Centre
Glastonbury & Street Tourist Information Centre for accommodation bookings, tickets to local attractions including discounted tickets.
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