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“FANTASTIC VIEWS” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor
off Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury, England
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Glastonbury
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“FANTASTIC VIEWS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

two toutes up to the top of the tor from chickwell street is a long climb up to the top,couple of reting places to take a breather.off wellhouse lane is a shorter steeper climb.at the top are views over several counties,take few minits to take in the spiritual nature of this monument,
close your eyes let your senses take in the vibes,you cant go to glastobury without visiting the tor,you can park in the museum of rural life for free and save a few shillings and its only a few minits walk into town, if you visit on tuesday there is a market in magdalene street,bread,fish ,meat,goth style clothing on sale.town is worth a visit ,fantastic day out.
plenty of cafes,pubs,chip shop for food,and if you want to have a shopping experience,only a few minits drive to clarks village in street

Visited May 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
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“Soul-Satisfying”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Climbing Glastonbury Tor is not for everyone. I've heard someone else call it a hard climb for just a pretty view. But it becomes a powerful spiritual exercise for Christians and Pagans alike (and how many locales can offer that? Important to me, in a mixed-religion marriage) as well as for persons of any persuasion interested in fairies or archaeology. The winds can sometimes blow hard, so be careful--at times it repeatedly blew my cane off the path! For Americans, either wear to the airport the shoes you wore on the Tor, or pack them somewhere easy to unpack, because it doubles as a sheep pasture, andCcustoms will want to disinfect your soles.

Visited May 2012
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Bedfordshire
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“Views reward the climb”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Free parking is available at the nearby Somerset Museum of Rural Life, about five minutes walk from the base of the tor. From here, the tor provides a fairly steep climb, which can be interupted by rests of two strategically positioned benches (it is a shame that one of them has only one slat on it). At the top, there is a tower, which is all that remains of St Michael's church.The views from the top are wonderful and ample reward for the climb.

Visited May 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Nice walk and view from the for”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Very green and peaceful walk up to the tor. Very pretty. People were flying kites from up there. Can see the beautiful countryside all around. Sheep were grazing one part of the hill.

Visited April 2012
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“You have to visit it......”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

otherwise you will never understand its myth. The steep walk up the hill is worth the effort. Stunning views and great part of history.

Visited June 2011
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