Mix history, myth and legend with shopping, art and music for a
glimpse of what to expect on a Glastonbury cottage holiday.
Festival fever near your Glastonbury cottage
For contemporary performing arts, Glastonbury Festival's
annual gathering has attracted huge crowds since 1970 when 1,500
music fans paid £1 entrance. Today's attendance figures
reach well over 100,000 - clear indication of how amazing this
musical extravaganza is! Book your Glastonbury cottage well in
advance if you plan to go, or consider
booking a Somerset holiday cottage nearby to have the
best of both worlds.
Or join fellow gatherers at the Guy Fawkes Carnival, the biggest
town centre event with an illuminated float procession and fabulous
Glastonbury is also famous for its mystical Tor, rising
dramatically from the Somerset Levels and crowned with the ruins of
a 15th Century church. Owned by the National Trust, expect dazzling
panoramic views from the top and don't miss the Chalice Well
Trust & Gardens, an ancient Holy well at the base.
The Abbey and adjoining Visitor Centre and Museum is another
visitor hotspot, surrounded by tranquil parkland and considered
Britain's first Christian sanctuary.
Delve deep into Glastonbury's past along the Millennium
Trail. Step back to Victorian times in the Somerset Rural Life
Museum and further still to the Iron Age at Glastonbury Lake
When you've had your fill of sightseeing, Glastonbury's
inviting and very 'individual' shops await, with quirky
clothes, crystals, jewellery and charms, stylish art galleries and
Hungry? Considering Glastonbury's compact size, there's
a fantastic choice of places to eat and drink, from organic
cafés and traditional tearooms, to take-aways, pubs and
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