Destination guide

Historic Glastonbury will entice you

Take a vacation to Glastonbury and enjoy the area's history, monuments and festivals. This welcoming city is known for its bars, hot springs and opera houses. Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Glastonbury

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Glastonbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Bath and West Showground (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Ashton Windmill (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Somerset Speedway (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Farrington Park Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Burnham and Berrow Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Animal Farm Adventure Park (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Glastonbury

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Glastonbury is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wookey Hole (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Chew Valley (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Sand Bay Beach (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Glastonbury

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 17 mi (27.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Glastonbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 585 holiday lettings near Glastonbury. From 229 Cottages to 204 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glastonbury is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Glastonbury?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glastonbury:

  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 72 holiday homes
  • Clifton: 44 holiday homes
  • Southville: 40 holiday homes
  • Bristol City Centre: 59 holiday homes
  • Redcliffe: 53 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glastonbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Glastonbury. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glastonbury Tor: 999 holiday lettings
  • Chalice Well: 991 holiday lettings
  • Glastonbury Abbey: 991 holiday lettings
  • The Holburne Museum: 1,108 holiday lettings
  • Clifton Cathedral: 1,174 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glastonbury listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Glastonbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 229 Cottages in Glastonbury. Our other popular types of Glastonbury holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 204 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 229 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 229 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glastonbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 51 holiday homes with pool available in Glastonbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.