Glastonbury Tribunal

LOCATION

GLASTONBURY, SOMERSET

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Fine, late 15th century stone townhouse, early Tudor façade and panelled interiors. Home to Glastonbury Lake Village Museum: discover life 2000 years ago when much of Somerset consisted of marshy sea.

Glastonbury Tribunal
High Street, GLASTONBURY, BA6 9DP
Phone : 01458 832954

Features

Facilities
  • Parking nearby
Accessibility
  • Facilities: By prior arrangement, disabled visitors can be set down at the main entrance or park by the back gate in St Johns Car Park
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Sat 10-3. Closed 25-26 Dec and 1 Jan

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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