History

Relaxing at the National Trust tent at Glastonbury Festival © Nigel Hester

Relaxing at the National Trust tent at Glastonbury Festival

Christianity and the Tor

Glastonbury Tor all lit up

Glastonbury Tor all lit up

In William Blake’s poem Jerusalem, he asks:

'And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England’s mountains green?
And was the Holy Lamb of God
On England’s pleasant pastures seen?'

Find out whose feet he was talking about and why they made their way to Glastonbury Tor.

Arthurian legend

King Arthur and his knights of the round table, legend has it, visited Glastonbury Tor.

Find out what they were looking for and what was found in Glastonbury Abbey in 1191.

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