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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 573 vacation rentals near Glastonbury. From 228 Cottages to 193 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Glastonbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Glastonbury:

  • Bristol City Centre: 60 vacation rentals
  • Harbourside: 43 vacation rentals
  • Canon's Marsh: 43 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 67 vacation rentals
  • Redcliffe: 52 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Glastonbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Glastonbury. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Glastonbury Tor: 979 vacation rentals
  • Glastonbury Abbey: 972 vacation rentals
  • Chalice Well: 971 vacation rentals
  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 1,109 vacation rentals
  • Bristol (TPB-Bristol Temple Meads Train Station): 1,162 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Glastonbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 228 Cottages in Glastonbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glastonbury include:

  • Houses: 193 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 228 rentals available
  • Cabins: 228 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glastonbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 54 vacation rentals with pool available in Glastonbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.