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Glastonbury Tor
Introduction to Walk 1212

Photo from the walk - Glastonbury Tor

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 430 feet / 130 metres

Grade - easy

This Somerset walk to the summit of Glastonbury Tor offers grand views across the surrounding countryside. Starting from Glastonbury centre, the route is a worthwhile way of spending a few hours when you are in the area.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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