Full of culture and genteel pleasures, Glastonbury is a historic market town on the Somerset Levels and has much that will appeal to those looking for a relaxing self catering holiday in Somerset. Regardless of the famous music festival held annually in nearby Pilton, Glastonbury has a wealth of activities and attractions for tourists and locals alike. No trip is complete without a trip up to the Glastonbury Tor with stunning views across the Somerset Levels.
Woodpecker Lodge, situated amidst 5½ acres of tranquil countryside on the Redlake Farm resort near Glastonbury, Somerset, is a luxury cottage that makes a holiday in the South West special, featuring a private terrace with hot tub and two leather sofas to sink into while watching the flat-screen TV.
Balcombe House is a unique rural cottage boasting vibrant design features and reminders of yesteryear. The pet-friendly Somerset cottage in Baltonsborough enjoys a large garden with views of the Mendip Hills, as well as a joyful interior with wood burning stove, exposed beams and stone walls.
Two log burners warm the living spaces of The Farmhouse, a luxurious rural cottage in West Pennard Somerset, which blends contemporary style with rural charm. The pet-friendly cottage boasts a hot tub and tennis court as well as picturesque views and a spacious interior, plus access to Glastonbury.
Kingfisher Lodge is surrounded by five and a half acres of green grass and wooded hills. The luxurious family cottage at Redlake Farm in Glastonbury boasts modern sophistication as well as ample outdoor relaxation areas and a hot tub, plus views of the lake and the calming surrounds of Somerset.
The Clover Lodge, a romantic cottage situated on the grounds of picturesque Redlake Farm near the town of Glastonbury, Somerset, sweeps guests away with its spectacular views from the private terrace, leisurely soaks in the hot tub and luxurious comfort of its open plan living space.
Situated on a working farm in West Pennard, stone-built Apple Barn enjoys views of the surrounding countryside of Somerset and spoils guests with charm and modernity. The pet-friendly cottage offers a tennis court and entertaining spaces, as well as the sophisticated interior with exposed beams.
- Blue Anchor
- Brompton Regis
- Compton Bishop
- Nether Stowey
- North Cadbury
- Old Cleeve
- Porlock Weir
- Shepton Mallet
- South Petherton
- West Bagborough
Within the town, Glastonbury Abbey, the reputed burial place of King Arthur, comprises romantic Gothic architecture and peaceful gardens, a real treat for a perfect day out. There’s another beautiful public garden to lose yourself in nestled away at the foot of Glastonbury Tor called Chalice Well Gardens.
Music and culture is such a large part of this fantastic town that, as well as the Glastonbury Festival, popular there’s also a Fringe Festival which lasts for eleven days over the summer and is a much cheaper than, but equally as fun as, the real thing. There’s an arts section with galleries and crafts, and performances throughout the day – generally Glastonbury has a reputation for being incredibly creative and exciting. The town offers a fine choice of shops selling local produce, appealing to visitors looking to rustle up a choice of healthy dishes when back at their self catering accommodation. Take a weekend break in October and be amazed by the colourful, brilliantly list floats at the Glastonbury Carnival.