Glastonbury is an historic city within the lovely county of Somerset. You solely need to stroll down the excessive road to know you’re in a religious place; there are many bookshops with books on all type of religious topics and easy methods to stay in concord with nature, and crystal retailers and naturally numerous cafes and eating places (principally all have good vegetarian choices as effectively)
Right in the course of Glastonbury is the Abbey, the place King Arthur and his Guinevere are buried, or so they are saying. It dates again to the eighth century and was a thriving monk neighborhood till 1184 when an ideal hearth destroyed a lot of the buildings. Set in Acres of parkland, it’s effectively value a go to and produce a picnic on sunny days. The abbey is the venue for concert events in the summertime with well-liked bands and singers and sometimes they’ve a classical night as effectively
Another well-liked attraction in Glastonbury is the well-known Glastonbury Tor, however it’s a must to be match, as it’s a huge hill and on the high is the restored church tower from the 14th century. The so referred to as pilgrims path goes from effectively home lane and is a good uphill stroll, and the most well-liked path to the Tor. While you are there drink within the ambiance and views of the Somerset countryside which on a transparent day are really magnificent.
One attraction you shouldn’t miss is a go to to the Chalice Gardens and Well. It is a fairly place to search out some peace away from the hurley burley of recent life. The Gardens home 2 springs, one referred to as the crimson spring and one referred to as the white spring. The crimson spring will get its color from percolating by means of iron wealthy minerals and these give the water its crimson look, certainly you possibly can see the crimson spring within the gardens and the place it flows it leaves a crimson residue. The white spring flows by means of limestone and is superbly clear and recent tasting. Indeed you possibly can take away some crimson or white water with you from Well House lane subsequent to the gardens the place there are 2 faucets, one for crimson and one for white, and folks come from miles round to get it for themselves.
When you could have had your fill of strolling and spirituality you could possibly get some retail remedy on the close by Clarks village.
Started as a manufacturing facility outlet for the well-known shoe model, Clarks, it now boasts a number of well-known identify shops like Marks and Spencers, Next, Nike, Sony and Timberland to call however a couple of. With numerous eating places and occasional bars you could possibly spend the entire day there: it even has a mock citadel for the children to play on. Open every single day with late night time procuring Thursdays.