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King Arthur's Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge day trip with transport from London

Availability: Saturdays
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Enjoy a fascinating and illuminating day tour of Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge
  • Tour world-famous heritage sites which have deep connections to mythical history
  • Includes Glastonbury Thorn, . You will even see the miraculous thorn tree
  • Free time in Glastonbury to visit the Abbey and Glastonbury Thorn, a rumored destination of Joseph of Arimithea with the Holy Grail
  • Visit Britain's second greatest natural wonder, Cheddar Gorge
  • Enjoy round-trip transportation aboard a luxury coach
What to expect

Enjoy a day out in the Somerset countryside on this full-day tour of Glastonbury and the Cheddar Gorge, by luxury coach from London. On this trip to King Arthur’s country, you will learn about its complex secrets and enchanting myths, visit attractions such as the Abbey (entry included) and Glastonbury Tor and see the dramatic Cheddar Gorge, one of Britain’s most renowned natural wonders.

As you leave central London at 8:00am, you will depart for Glastonbury passing through England's smallest Cathedral city of Wells. Let the excitement build as you hear all about the legend of King Arthur, as the area is known for it's mythical connections to the fabled hero. You will arrive in Glastonbury around 11:30am, where you will have free-time to visit attractions such as the Abbey (admission included), as well as time to explore the ruins of St. Michael’s Church that takes pride of place on Glastonbury Tor. The church was said to be destroyed by a powerful earthquake during the dark ages. The Tor is also connected to King Arthur, and folklore has it that it is the mystical Isle of Avalon. You will also have the chance to visit the famous Glastonbury Thorn; a site rumored to have been visited by Joseph of Arimithea carrying the Holy Grail. It is believed he climbed Wearyall Hill, planted his staff in the ground and found the following morning that it had taken root and had grown into the miraculous thorn tree that is still there today.

Around 2.30pm, you will set off through the Somerset countryside towards the charming English Town of Cheddar. Here, there will be a stop to explore the village, caves and the famous gorge, which is Britain’s second greatest natural wonder. Make sure to visit the famous Gough's Cave which contains the Cheddar Yeo, the largest underground river system in Britain!

At approximately 4:30pm, you will leave Cheddar and start your journey to London. As you travel on through the famous Cheddar Gorge, keep a lookout for the wild goats clinging to the cliffs. You will arrive back in London at approximately 7.45pm.

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What's included
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
  • Entrance to Glastonbury Abbey
What's not included
  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance to any other monuments or sites
Where

79 Whitehall, London SW1A 2NS, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

The Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London, W6 9QH

What to remember
  • Departure from meeting point: 7.45am
  • Please arrive at least 15mins before departure for check-in, with your voucher
  • Return to meeting point: around 7.45pm
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When
  • This tour runs on Saturdays
  • Departure from meeting point: 7.45am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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