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By Rail

Glastonbury does not have a rail station. The nearest stations are Castle Cary, Taunton and Bristol. Taunton and Bristol both offer a bus service from the station to Glastonbury but Castle Cary is a little more remote and it is advisable to take a taxi (approximately £25; travelling time 30 minutes).

By Car

On arriving in Glastonbury from M5 or A39 from Wells, follow the signs for Town Centre. Drive all the way to the top of the High Street and at the T-junction turn right. Drive through the traffic calming chicane and almost immediately the entrance to Abbey House is on the right (opposite Dod Lane) There is ample parking on site.

If you are arriving on the A361 from Shepton Mallet, as you approach Glastonbury there is a mini roundabout. Go straight across. You will see the high, stone perimeter wall of the Abbey on your left. The entrance to Abbey House is on the left, just before the traffic calming chicane.

By Air

The nearest airport is Bristol. You can either take a taxi (£50 pre-booked Glastonbury taxi; £70 airport taxi) or there is an airport bus to take you into the city centre. You then change onto the Glastonbury bus. There is a regular service during the day. Please check the web sites below for details.


Call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit www.traveline.info

Travelling time approximately 90 minutes


Visit www.glastonburytaxis.co.uk

Travelling time approximately 45 minutes

Airport Bus

Visit flyer.bristolairport.co.uk

The Airport Flyer is the only dedicated express service linking Bristol City centre, Clifton and connecting rail and bus networks with Bristol Airport. The service now runs every 10 minutes during peak times from Bristol Bus Station and local bus networks.

The service operates two routes:

  • A1 : Bristol Airport - Bedminster - Temple Meads Railway Station - Cabot Circus - Bristol Bus Station (this service operates in both directions)
  • A2 : Bristol Airport - Bedminster - Temple Meads Railway Station - Broad Quay (City Centre) - Clifton - Bristol Bus Station (this service operates Bristol-bound only)

Adult single from £7; return from £11

Travelling time approximately 40 minutes

Car Hire

Visit www.rhinocarhire.com or call 0845 508 9845 for competitive rates on car hire at Bristol Airport

Read what our visitors have to say ...

A Huge Thank You to Rob and all staff at Abbey House for making my retreat stay so enjoyable.

You were all so kind and helpful, I shall remember you for a very long time.

My stay in Somerset could not have been a better experience.

Thank you all and much love,

Robin  [ more ]