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Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

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#1 of 114 in Parks in Somerset
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. Make Glastonbury Tor a part of your Glastonbury vacation plans using our Glastonbury trip planning app .
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  • Glastonbury Tor is quite a site from any angle. As you get closer it gets better and better but you need to be fit.I nicknamed it Heart Attack hill. My heart rate went through the roof. Make use of th...  more »
  • Short and easy climb to give you amazing views of the Somerset Downs. You may even find a beautiful woman at the top playing a pan Drum. Works for me!!  more »
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  • The tor at Glastonbury is an iconic place and in normal circumstances would be an easy place to walk to. However if like us you make the mistake of going on the day of the spring equinox you will find that there is nowhere to park unless you want to walk miles. Our mistake and a shame as we wanted to go.
  • During rain, fierce wind, and dark skies we climbed the Tor hillside. All about us were many sheep on the green grass slopes. It was a Wagner experience of storm and lighting bolts. And we were shelted inside the Tower. Unforgettable.
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