Glastonbury Places

Glastonbury Places To Visit in Somerset

In Glastonbury:
(All within walking distance)

The Abbey (Open all year)
“Traditionally the oldest above ground Christian Church in the world”

The Chalice Well (Open all year)
“One of the oldest continuously used holy wells in Britain”

The Tor (Open all year )
“It’s no ordinary hill: people develop personal, profound relationships with it.”

Rural Life Museum
Wonderful and imaginative presentation of Somerset life gone by.


Clarks Shopping Village (Open all year )
“Retail Therapy at Clarks where value never goes out of fashion”

City of Wells (Open all year)
The smallest cathedral City in England

Wookey Hole Caves (Open all year)
A magical day of history, mystery and fun

Mulberry Factory Shop
Carries a wide selection of Mulberry accessories at discount prices.

Within 1 hours drive:

Clifton Bridge – SS Great Britain – Zoo – Cribbs Causeway (shopping)

Cheddar Gorge and Caves… for a Magical Day Out!
“Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you’ll find many rare species”

City of Bath
Is a unique Georgian City with Roman Baths and Spa

Medieval Village and Castle

Exmoor National Park
Stunning landscapes, wilderness and tranquillity awaits you.

Fleet Air Arm Museum
The largest collection of Naval aircraft in Europe together with the first British built Concorde

Hestercombe Gardens
Paradise restored

The United Kingdoms first Safari Park and House & Gardens

National Trust Houses & Gardens
Lytes Cary, Barrington Court, Montacute, Stourhead, Tintinhull, Tyntesfield

Haynes Motor Museum
The UK’s largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world

One of the most beautiful towns in England with its abundance of medieval buildings.

Somerset Wildlife Reserves
“gateway to news and information on the wildlife and environment”

Age – estimated at 3100 BC

By the sea

Lyme Regis
Ancient harbour in the heart of the Jurassic coast

The quintessential Regency seaside resort

West Bay & Bridport
Golden Gateway to the Jurassic coast

Weston Super Mare
A fine example of a Victorian seaside resort

Within 2 hours drive:

Avebury Stone Circle
One of Europe’s largest prehistoric stone circles surrounds the village.

Eden Project
Huge biomes house plants from around the world

Wild Cornish cliffs and rugged shores, mysterious ruins clinging to a wind-swept island, gift shops, tea rooms and all things “Arthurian”.

Hidden Gems:

Cannington Gardens and Tearoom
Delightful walled Gardens

Cothay Manor and Tearoom
Beautiful, romantic gardens, privately owned.

St Margaret’s Chapel otherwise known as Magdalene Chapel
Tiny, atmospheric chapel in Glastonbury.

Nunney Castle
Pretty moated castle in Nunney.

Stogursey Castle
Tucked away, this moated castle is just a 5 minute walk from the centre of Stogursey.

St Nectans Glen & Waterfall and Tearoom
A spiritual ancient site with magical qualities.

Coldharbour Wool Mill and Tea Room
A working wool mill in Uffculme, Devon.

Somerset Lavender and Tearoom
Discover the wonders of Lavender grown for essential oils and enjoy the sight and fragrance of the fields in full bloom

The Butterfly Effect
Tropical trees and plants including rare passion flowers from the
National Collection of Passiflora.
Watch ravenous caterpillers munch their way through leaves and witness butterflies emerging from their chrysalises.