Glastonbury Tor Reviews
Newest Review: ... before you set off! Allow a good hour to get to the top at a reasonable pace. Take your time and enjoy the views as you climb. Since there is no parking at the tor itself, I would advise using a car park in the town. There are several to choose from. That way, once you get back down again you can go and have a cuppa somwhere to get your breath back and ease those aching feet before heading back to your car! Glastonbury Tor is really well worth a visit, as is the town itself! We will certainly go back someday!... more
Customer Glastonbury Tor Reviews (1)
by - written on 30/09/11 (Very useful, 85 readings)
If you have been to Somerset, but never visted the town of Glastonbury, the chances are that you may still have seen it's iconic tor from a distance. The tor rises up some 325 feet from the plain called the Summerland Meadows and is a mecca for tourists, though you do have to be fairly fit to get to the top! There are many myths and legends surrounding the tor, from the familiar Arthurian legend, to tales of fairies and Goddesses. The ancient Celtic meaning of the word 'tor' is 'rock outcropping' or 'hill' and this tor is said to be situated on a convergance of ley-lines. Ley-lines are straight, often geometric alignments that ran across ancient ... Read the complete review
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