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Bradshaw’s Guide


The scenery around here becomes exquisitely pastoral, and almost immediately after quitting the station, the majestic hill known as Glastonbury Tor is seen in the distance, and can be distinctly discerned, with its ruined temple on the summit, though 13 miles off. The neighbourhood abounds with religious monuments.

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Places nearby

  • Gloucestershire : Bristol

    Cathedral city, seaport, and parliamentary borough in Gloucestershire 118 miles from London.

  • Somerset : Bath

    Not only renowned for its antiquity and waters, but Bath is one of the best built cities in the United Kingdom.

  • Somerset : Glastonbury

    This town, containing a population of 3,496, is situated near a high bill called the Tor, on which is a tower that serves for a sea mark.