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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor offers visitors a superb view of Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset. Remains of a 5th century fort have been found on the tor, but this was replaced by St. Michael's Church until its destruction by an earthquake in 1275, and only the tower remains. Glastonbury Tor has also been called the "Isle of Avalon" and is associated with Arthurian legend. Glastonbury Tor is now managed by the National Trust.


Glastonbury Tor
At the summit of Glastonbury Tor, visitors can see the ruined remains of the roofless tower of St. Michael's Church (see below).


Glastonbury Tor
Admission to Glastonbury Tor is free. Glastonbury Tor is accessible on foot or bicycle from Glastonbury town center. A seasonal park and ride service also operates from the town center.
Map of Glastonbury Tor

© 2010 John Westby

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