Wassailing at Avalon Orchard

Time for some seasonal, festive fun. The ranger team are having a festive celebration in the orchard at Glastonbury Tor.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Wassailing is an ancient custom that involves drinking cider, singing to the trees in the hope of a good harvest and scaring away any evil spirits that might be lurking. You can tour the Tor, sing around the trees, hear stories by the fire and sample the fruit of last year's crop.

Tours of the Tor will be available from 2pm.

On the day entry is available, please park in the town and walk to the Tor.

On the day entry, is £3 per adult and £2 per child (ages 5-16): please note cash only.

The basics

Suitability
This is an event for the whole family.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The orchard will be signposted from main access points to the Tor and lit up along the way, there will also be staff and volunteers to guide you.
What to bring and wear
Please bring warm clothes and torches. Don't forget some cash for the bar.
Accessibility
There is limited accessibility to the orchard and some uneven ground, only suitable for all-terrain wheelchairs and pushchairs. Disabled parking is available along Wellhouse Lane.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 January 2019 14:00 - 18:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Rebekah West
Email
Rebekah.west@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01934845102

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Wassailing at Avalon Orchard

Sat 19 Jan 2019
14:00-18:00
Time for some seasonal, festive fun. The ranger team are having a festive celebration in the orchard at Glastonbury Tor.