Small in size but rich in offerings, this Somerset town is a centre of New Age culture, rumoured to be the final resting place of King Arthur and most famously, home to the legendary Glastonbury festival.
Glastonbury, Somerset, England
GLASTONBURY - AT A GLANCE
Established in 1970, ‘Glasto’ as it’s affectingly known, is a world-famous 5-day festival celebrating the best music, arts and culture from around the world.
Glastonbury is a joy to visit any time of year with its incense-scented mix of English charm, alternative culture and eye-opening spiritual history. Explore the offbeat, independent shops selling everything from healing crystals to organic beauty products.
Make sure you climb Glastonbury Tor to take in the views and feel the good vibrations, then visit the holy Chalice Well, which is surrounded by peaceful gardens.
Did you know? Glastonbury Abbey is one of the earliest Christian sites in England.
VisitSomerset has lots of information on Glastonbury as well as day-trips you can take to see the beautiful countryside beyond.
From London, Glastonbury is around a 3 hour 30 minute journey. You’ll need to catch a train to Bristol, followed by a bus to the West Country town.