Things to do locally
The area is alive with activities for children and adults alike. Please find some suggestions below as well as some of the local attractions and towns/cities.
Glastonbury Town
Possibly the quirkiest town in England. Steeped in history, myth and the smell of incense. A mixture of independent shops, great food and street theatre.
The Sheppey Inn
Nationally lauded, quirky riverside pub with awesome food, craft drinks and regular live music
Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. It’s a beautiful place to walk, unwind and relax.
Wells Cathedral
The first Gothic Cathedral to be built in England, Wells Cathedral is famed for its unique architecture.
Glastonbury Abbey
Since Medieval times, the abbey has held legendary status as the earliest Christian foundation in Britain linked to the burial place of King Arthur.
RSPB Ham Wall
Ham Wall is a wetland teeming with wildlife - from rare species like water voles and otters to magnificent birds like bitterns and kingfishers.
40 Minute Drive. Roman history, Georgian architecture. Compact, visitor-friendly centre overflowing with places to eat and drink, and many independent shops.
40 minute Drive. Zoo Gardens, We The Curious, Brunel's SS Great Britain, plus all the shops and places to eat that you would expect
At almost 400 feet deep and three miles long, this is England’s largest gorge, and with its weathered crags and pinnacles, one of our most spectacular natural sights.
Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts center. On-site restaurant, Roth Bar & Grill, serves seasonal, locally sourced produce.
Our working estate has acres of gardens, woodland, farmland and cyder orchards to explore as well as cafes and shop selling artisan produce.
At the foot of Glastonbury Tor, a garden of many ‘rooms’ each with different qualities, features and planting, creating a living sanctuary of healing, sanctity and peace.
Enter a land of adventure. Where lions roam, tigers stalk and monkeys swing. Travel through time in a grand stately home and lose yourself in one of the magical mazes.
If you must go shopping, Clarks Village is an designer outlet shopping village in Street established on the site of old C&J Clark factory buildings.
Designer shopping, restaurants, gardens and nursey nestled in the shadow of a fine viaduct. Shepton Mallet