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Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

#1 of 115 in Parks in Somerset
Must see · Geologic Formation · Landmark
Glastonbury Tor stands as one of the UK's most spiritually and historically significant landmarks. Artifacts on this prominent hill date back to the Iron Age and Roman era, and the site makes appearances in Celtic mythology. Today the remains of a large 15th-century church tower help give the Tor its commanding presence over Glastonbury, while seven symmetrical and unexplained terraces lend it a sense of mystery. Head to the top of the hill for expansive views of the surrounding countryside, and enjoy a picnic when you return to the bottom. Follow the concrete path for a less steep route to the top that also helps prevent walker-induced erosion. Plan to visit Glastonbury Tor and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glastonbury attractions using our Glastonbury trip planning app.
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  • Decided to walk up here whilst on a day trip to Glastonbury and the views did not disappoint. Its not an easy walk up but on one side there are steps to make it easier but being us we chose they...  more »
  • Great view, we parked in the town and walked to the tor, I think we may have walked the longer way around but it was still worth it. It was a fun walk, even the little 2 year old enjoyed it! The town....  more »
  • Still a magical place
  • Good day out

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