Glastonbury Tor with starlight

Glastonbury Tor and Abbey


Surrounded by myth and mystery. Walk the ruined Abbey and admire the view from the Tor. Take in the romantic ruins and peaceful parkland. If you visit in the summer months, take a tour with a costumed guide who'll teach you the history and show you where King Arthur is believed to be buried.

Glastonbury Abbey website

National Trust website for Glastonbury Tor

NT Glastonbury Tor - 01278 751874 (or [email protected] )

What makes it special

  • Explore the ancient Abbey
  • Climb the legendary Glastonbury Tor

Opening Times (Abbey)

January & February - 9am to 4pm

March to May - 9am to 6pm

June to August - 9am to 8pm

September & October - 9am to 6pm

November & December - 9am to 4pm

Opening Time (Glastonbury Tor)

Dawn to Dusk


Online Price [Price on the Gate] (Abbey)

Adult - £8.20  [£9.10]
Over 60 - £7.10  [£7.90]
Student (with card) - £7.10  [£7.90]
Child 5-15 Years - £4.95  [£5.45]
Family (2 Adults + up to 3 Children) - £20.80  [£23.10]

Glastonbury Tor - free

Hostels nearby

YHA Street

YHA Street

Camping and Cabins
Private rooms available
Cycle store
YHA Cheddar Exterior

YHA Cheddar

En suite rooms available
Free wi-fi
YHA Exclusive Hire

Glastonbury Tor and Abbey

Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL

Map references

OS Map: 182

OS Grid Ref: ST499388

Lat/Lng: 51.146838, -2.716824

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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