Glastonbury, Wells, Cheddar Gorge and Nunney Castle tour from Bath

Journey to castles and cathedrals rich in history and myth. This tour will take you to the moated castle ruins of Nunney, to Glastonbury, and the (...)

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Overview Location: Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nunney Castle, Castle Street, Nunney, Frome BA11 4NJ England

This beautiful moated castle was built in the late 14th century from profits made in the Hundred Years War. Described as the most aesthetically pleasing castle in Somerset. Cross the moat and wander inside the castle ruins.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE England

England’s smallest city, medieval Wells is enchanting with it’s glorious 13th Century Cathedral. The city, which can be traced back to Roman times, takes its name from the small springs which bubbled up and which can still be found in the gardens of the wonderful moated Bishops residence. Explore the charming Vicar's Close, claimed to be the oldest purely residential street with original buildings surviving intact in Europe. You will also find a delightful market in Wells on most Wednesdays.

Wells Cathedral is lauded as one of England’s most beautiful Cathedrals (suggested voluntary donation of £6.00)

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Glastonbury Tor, off Wellhouse Lane, Glastonbury England

This charming former market town, and recently popular New Age hangout is packed with a colourful array of shops and cafes and is usually our lunch stop. You may wish to visit The Rainbows End cafe or Burns the Bread or just wander around the quirky eclectic shops. There will be time to experience some of the many highlights listed below:

Glastonbury Tor: An ancient hill, which is connected to King Arthur and Guinevere

The Chalice Well and Gardens have been a place of respite, meditation and peace for the last two thousand years for many thousands of people. Admission £4.30 / £3.50.

Glastonbury Abbey: This is one of England’s earliest, most important and most fascinating abbeys, providing sanctuary, tranquility, history and heritage in one special place. Visit the legendary burial place of King Arthur or marvel at the Holy Thorn. Admission price £8.25.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar BS27 3QH England

Travelling back to Bath we pass through the rugged landscape of Cheddar Gorge, one of Britain's most spectacular natural landmarks with its awe-inspiring cliffs. Sample some of the famous Cheddar Cheese and Somerset cider at a local cider farm.

Duration: 20 minutes

What you can expect Journey to castles and cathedrals rich in history and myth. This tour will take you to the moated castle ruins of Nunney, to Glastonbury, and the holy Glastonbury Tor – forever linked with King Arthur and the mystical Isle of Avalon and the classical Cathedral City of Wells.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Bring along your water bottle and we'll show you where you can refill it to reduce plastic use

What's NOT inside

  • Lunch - Lunch and snacks will be available to buy in Glastonbury and Wells.
  • Entrance to Glastonbury Abbey ruins (optional) £8.25
  • Entrance to Challice wells Gardens (optional) £4.50
  • Wells Cathedral voluntary donation (£5 suggested)
  • Entry/Admission - Glastonbury Tor

Additional info

  • Non-exchangeable, non-refundable.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Departure point:

Visit Bath, Bridgwater House, 2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN, UK

Duration:

8 to 9 hours

Frequency:

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Departure time:

9/19/2019 - 9/19/2019
Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point