Glastonbury Tor is located around a 40 minute drive from where I live in the South West in the town Glastonbury. It is a National Trust site therefore it has regular maintenance to the building as well as the pathway up to the tor. Even though this is a national trust site there is no ‘entrance’ as such, access is available from dawn till dusk.
When I travelled to Glastonbury Tor I put into my satnav Glastonbury Tor as there is no specific car park. I managed to drive past a sign for the tor so I chose some parking which was nearby on the side of the road. I then walked back up the road to where the sign was and followed the signs. It took me to a field on the right-hand side which I then walked through. Kind of guessed some of my way there to be honest!
This field then took me through to another field, I was then able to see the tor in front of me. The national trust has now put in a pathway which didn’t use to be there which is good. When I got up to the tour there was a small dial which showed me the direction of where villages or towns are located too which was nice to have there.
It was a really sunny day when I went up to the tour and really great scenery once I was up there, it is worth a visit if you are in the Somerset area! When driving around our local area we can often see the tor from many areas, especially walks such as Cheddar Gorge and Crooks Peak. I am putting together blogs for both of these places so you can see what they are like too 🙂
Glastonbury Tor is also located really close to our now world famous Glastonbury Festival! The festival is located in Pilton, just outside of Glastonbury. If you haven’t been to this festival this is also a great place to go if you love being outdoors all day, without minding the rain or mud and if you enjoy live music! :). However, getting a ticket is almost impossible!