©

Glastonbury trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Glastonbury

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Somerset  /  Glastonbury
(4.4/5 based on 4,600+ reviews for top 20 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Glastonbury is a small town in Somerset, England, situated at a dry point on the low lying Somerset Levels, 23mi south of Bristol. The town, which is in the Mendip district, had a population of 8,932 in the 2011 census. Glastonbury is less than 1mi across the River Brue from Street, which is now larger than Glastonbury.Evidence from timber trackways such as the Sweet Track show that the town has been inhabited since Neolithic times. Glastonbury Lake Village was an Iron Age village, close to the old course of the River Brue and Sharpham Park approximately 2mi west of Glastonbury, that dates back to the Bronze Age. Centwine was the first Saxon patron of Glastonbury Abbey, which dominated the town for the next 700 years. One of the most important abbeys in England, it was the site of Edmund Ironside's coronation as King of England in 1016. Many of the oldest surviving buildings in the town, including the Tribunal, George Hotel and Pilgrims' Inn and the Somerset Rural Life Museum, which is based in an old tithe barn, are associated with the abbey. The Church of St John the Baptist dates from the 15th century.
Use our world travel planner: Glastonbury and all its delights await.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Glastonbury

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Glastonbury

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Glastonbury:
Museums, sightseeing, spas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, outdoors, beaches
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, shopping, theme parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Glastonbury

14 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in England BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in West Country BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 46 days in England BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Glastonbury BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News