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Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

4.8
#1 of 114 in Parks in Somerset
Glastonbury Tor stands as one of the UK's most spiritually and historically significant landmarks. Artifacts on this prominent hill date back to the Iron Age and Roman era, and the site makes appearances in Celtic mythology. Today the remains of a large 15th-century church tower help give the Tor its commanding presence over Glastonbury, while seven symmetrical and unexplained terraces lend it a sense of mystery. Head to the top of the hill for expansive views of the surrounding countryside, and enjoy a picnic when you return to the bottom. Follow the concrete path for a less steep route to the top that also helps prevent walker-induced erosion. Plan to visit Glastonbury Tor and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glastonbury attractions using our Glastonbury trip planning app.
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  • we walk up the hill on first day after we were allowed to drive for exercise expecting lots of people on the top, when arrived to town parked in city centre for free and easy then 20 min walk to top.....  more »
  • This was an amazing place to visit. It was definitely worth going even though parking was limited. There is a very large hill where at the top a huge brick tower. At the top adjacent to the tower...  more »
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  • Still a magical place
  • Good day out

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