Few towns in England rival Glastonbury as far as its place in legends goes, with Arthurian links and where Joseph of Arimathea is supposed to have brought the Holy Grail. It has many quirky shops, but is also a lovely place whose ruined abbey merits a visit... Read More

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Riverside Grange

Riverside Grange
Riverside Grange is a charming converted tannery quietly situated on the river edge overlooking a cider orchard set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Conveniently situated for Wells (3m), Glastonbury (5m), and the ... More | Double Room: 32.50
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George & Pilgrims

George & Pilgrims

The George & Pilgrim Hotel is situated in the beautiful town of Glastonbury. Founded in the early 15th century, the hotel has welcomed people for over 500 years. The oldest purpose built Inn within the Southwest, ... More | visit website

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Shambhala Healing Retreat

Shambhala Healing Retreat

Shambhala Retreat on the Tor with magnificent views of the Vale of Avalon. This is a sacred site from Ancient Times, steeped in legend. The focus is a beautiful star of hundreds of clear crystal points that ... More | Double Room: 38 | visit website

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