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There is no parking at the Tor. The nearest fee-paying car park is at Draper and Co on Chilkwell Street (two-minute walk). Mobility parking for Blue and Orange Badge-holders only in Stonedown Lane. The paths up to the top of the Tor are concrete with a bench halfway. Dogs welcome under close control.
There is no parking at the Tor, apart from two designated spaces for blue badge holders. The nearest fee paying car park is at Draper and Co on Chilkwell St.: BA6 8DB (0.5 mile walk). A seasonal Park & Ride (not National Trust) operates from Glastonbury Town Centre: BA6 9EW.
short walk from the town centre, eastwards along A361
Nearest station is Castle Cary
First 377 Wells--Yeovil within ½ mile
Prominent hill overlooking the Isle of Avalon, Glastonbury and Somerset.
The large blue butterfly is flourishing here and even at busy weekends, you'll find plenty of quiet spots in which you can get a good glimpse of them on this walk.
This iconic and evocative landmark offers magnificent views of the Somerset Levels, Dorset, Wiltshire and Wales.
Steeped in history and legend, excavations at the top of the Tor have revealed the plans of two superimposed churches of St Michael, of which only a 15th-century tower remains.
Glastonbury Tor also has a grisly past. Abbot Richard Whiting was executed here in 1549 on the orders of Thomas Cromwell, the first Earl of Essex.
Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. It’s a beautiful place to walk, unwind and relax.