The history of Glastonbury Tor

A view of Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor has been a site of religious significance for over 1000 years - discover the site's amazing past on your visit.

Spiritual Glastonbury

Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. Discover the stories surrounding its spiritual past and what makes Glastonbury Tor so special.

Christianity and the Tor

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 on a visit to the site.

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 on your visit.