Wells, Glastonbury & Cheddar Gorge Tour

Experience the charm of old-world English countryside and immerse yourself in ancient history with our Wells, Glastonbury & Cheddar Gorge tour. Discover the timeless beauty of Wells with its renowned Cathedral, before continuing to the iconic Tor in Glastonbury, and finally exploring the majestic Cheddar Gorge. Our experienced tour guides will ensure you gain a profound understanding and admiration for this extraordinary part of England, making it a must-see for history enthusiasts.

Our journey begins in the medieval city of Wells, named after three wells, dedicated to Saint Andrew. Nestled amidst the stunning Mendip Hills, this city offers breath-taking scenery. Stroll through the city and pay a visit to the renowned Bishops Palace, where you may catch a glimpse of mute swans trained to ring bells for their food. Explore Vicars Close, the oldest documented intact street in Europe, and marvel at the architectural beauty and historic significance of Wells Cathedral. Appreciate the oldest continuously functioning mechanical clock timepiece in the world at the Cathedral.

Next, we venture to the enchanting town of Glastonbury, famous for its mystical Tor and the captivating legends surrounding its connection to Joseph of Arimathea, the Holy Grail, and King Arthur. Being The Isle of Avalon, millenniums-old belief holds that King Arthur sought refuge here after his final battle. Visit the exquisite Glastonbury Abbey, where legend shares that King Arthur and Guinevere were laid to rest south of the Lady Chapel. Delve into the tales of the renowned Glastonbury Thorn and the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival too.

Our grand finale takes place in the charming town of Cheddar, homed alongside the glorious Cheddar Gorge and Caves. Your guide will accompany you to witness the jaw-dropping natural gorge and its underground caves, revealing their geological formation and rich history. Plunging almost 400 feet and spanning over 3 miles, the gorge leaves spectators in awe. Learn of Gough’s Cave, inhabited by Cheddar Man, the oldest complete skeleton ever found in Britain (1903). We can take the opportunity to visit the remarkable Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company, where you can savour an assortment of their impressive cheeses and snacks.

Join us on this unforgettable journey through history, nature, and allure, a testament to England’s magnificent past and mesmerizing landscapes.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the timeless beauty of Wells with its renowned Cathedral
  • Climb to the iconic Glastonbury Tor
  • the medieval city of Wells, named after three wells, dedicated to Saint Andrew
  • Hear tales of King Arthur and the Isle of Avalon
  • Take in the splendour of the glorious Cheddar Gorge
10 January 2023

Personalized, Lovely Experience!

This was my second time working with CT&T to plan a multi-day Cotswold experience–first for my parents, and then for myself & my husband. The team were extremely responsive and creative in developing our itinerary. They took all of our interests into consideration and selected wonderful tour guides and educators to complete our experience. Our Clay Pigeon Shooting experience wi...

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