Private Day Tour from Bath to Glastonbury and Wells with Pickup

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Bath
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  • 8 hours
  • Bath
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

This sensational private tour to the City of Wells and to mystical Glastonbury can’t fail to delight you. Discover Wells, the smallest city in England and a true gem of the South West. It boasts one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country and a moated Mediaeval Palace. Glastonbury will inspire and intrigue you with it’s Myths, Mystery and Arthurian Legends. Two treasures in one unforgettable day.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Wells, Wells, Somerset, England

The tour starts with a private walking tour of the historic centre of Wells, the smallest city in England, famous for its mediaeval streets, magnificent Cathedral, picturesque Bishop's Palace and Marketplace. The city, which can be traced back to Roman times, takes its name from the freshwater springs which continue to well up in the gardens of the moated Bishop’s residence.

Duration: 2 hours

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

This magnificent early English Gothic Style Cathedral has been described as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals” and it is famous for its scissor arches, clock, stunning chapter house and stained-glass windows.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2 England

Adjoining the Cathedral is Vicars’ Close, a charming cluster of houses frozen in time from the 14th century and believed to be the oldest residential street in England.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, The Bishops Palace Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD England

We cross the atmospheric Marketplace to view the only mediaeval palace in Somerset, which has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for more than 800 years. Walk over the beautiful moat and drawbridge, where you might catch the resident swans ringing a bell for lunch as they have done for generations.

Stop At: Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Somerset, England

After lunch in a traditional English pub the tour continues on to Glastonbury, a town that is steeped in mystery and legend. This former market town turned New Age hangout is full quirky shops, where alternative is the norm. Visit the Abbey or climb the iconic Tor to savour the panoramic views over the Somerset Levels.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EL England

The walking tour starts from the grounds of the impressive ruined Abbey, which is reputed to be the burial place of King Arthur. According to legend this is also where Joseph of Arimathea arrived with the Holy Grail to establish the first English Christian church. Thereafter, enjoy an entertaining stroll through this lovely town centre or climb the Tor.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

This iconic hill dominates the surrounding landscape and has been a spiritual magnet for centuries, for both Pagans and Christians. The views from the summit are breath-taking and the experience is unforgettable. This is where prehistoric history, ancient folklore and Arthurian legends all merge.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Private tour for up to 6 people
  • Entry/Admission - Wells Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Glastonbury Abbey

Exclusions
  • Lunch - Other refreshments
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This tour is unsuitable for children under the age of 4.
  • By law children aged between 4-12 need a booster seat. Please notify your guide if required.
  • Moderate fitness level required if wishing to climb Glastonbury Tor.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • UK law requires that seatbelts are to be worn by all occupants of a moving vehicle.
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will meet you at your selected pickup point 15 minutes before the tour departs.
The guide will hold up a digital sign with your name on it.
Please notify the guide by WhatsApp if you are likely to be delayed.
The guide will wait no longer than 15 minutes beyond the scheduled departure time.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Surrounding pickup locations will be considered but may incur a surcharge.
This is a private tour and only your group will participate.


Departure Time

9:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

Package is not cancellable.

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