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VISIT | Marvel at the Magic of Glastonbury Tor | Somerset


On the Common
On the Common

Steeped in myth and legend, a hill which overlooks the Somerset Levels


The ancient and iconic landmark  of Glastonbury Tor in this part of the Somerset Levels


A steep but worthwhile climb with great views all around and with easy access from Glastonbury town


Set in Arthurian legend and the mythos bigger than any English folktale



Across the Levels below
Across the Levels below

"...this unique special location with its mysical links to belief and legend..."



Description |


Topped by St Michael's Tower, Glastonbury Tor is a promontory in the famous town of Glastonbury in Somerset. 


It is a worthy trundle up the steps to the top from the town centre with stupendous views all around. A famous landmark that offers all the chance to stand over 500 feet above all else in this part of the world.

 

Formerly an island until drainage on the Somerset Levels with a church on its peak, its historical myth relates it to the Arthurian legends which dance with imagination.








Directions and Map |


Wander up the Tor from Glastonbury town centre where it is clearly signed


Longitude: -2.698797

Latitude: 51.144986


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