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About Tilly travel

50 something who enjoys being out and about, but doesn't always have the time :)

Thatcher Cider Tour

Myrtle Farm Station Rd, Sandford, Winscombe BS25 5RA Admission £12 per person A nice little informative tour of the Thatchers factor and a little look at the orchard, (from the top of a bank). The tour all depends on which … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL Admission Adults £8.25 child £4.95 The Saxons, who had converted to Christianity, conquered Somerset in the 7th Century. Their King was Ine of Wessex, who was  regarded as one of … Continue reading

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The Chalice Well and Gardens

The Chalice Well and Gardens Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8DD Admission Adult £4.50 Child £2.50 (The photo is of me in the healing pool, yes I do believe in this type of thing, I also took the Red waters … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Tor and Gog and Magog

Free We stated our day by walking the lanes and across fields to Gog and Magog, two ancient oaks, thought to be the entrance to Avalon. Gog was burnt down in 2017 and Magog is sadly dying, so I wanted … Continue reading

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Somerset Rural Museum

Somerset Rural Life Museum Chilkwell Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 8DB Admission Adults £7.50 child £3.50 A small museum with a small meadow and courtyard. Farmyard Galleries, Working Village The first two galleries tell the story of working life in rural … Continue reading

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Glastonbury

Glastonbury is a town in southwest England. It’s known for its ancient and medieval sites, it’s myths/legends and ley lines. Glastonbury a melting pot of weird and wonderful people and places. Our visit was far to short, we need to … Continue reading

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Barricane Beach

Barricane is a pretty cove tucked in between coastal rocks, famous for Cowries and other exotic sea shells. The day we were there there were several groups searching for Cowries and one person made quite a haul. Local folklore says … Continue reading

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