Glorious Glastonbury!

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This weekend we finally made it on our very delayed trip to Glastonbury for my birthday. We drove down on Friday night after work & stayed in really lovely B&B The Pilgrims.

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The room was really good value & also included a fab breakfast the next morning, not to mention the most excellent Halloween attire, Witch in the flowerbeds anyone?

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After breakfast we headed out to explore Glastonbury, first on the agenda was climbing the Tor (the weather looked overcast & rain was forecast for later in the day, so we thought we should do it sooner rather than later!).

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The Tor looked amazing against the overcast sky:

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And up we went.

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Until we reached the summit:

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Jam was very inspired by the beautiful crows that circled the tower,

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and the view was more than worth the climb

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We just had time for one last look over the land before going down.

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Near the bottom of the Tor was Chalice Well so we stopped in for a look around on our way back to explore the gardens, taste the water and see the famous well:

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Angels watched over us:

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Before we followed the water…

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down to the bathing pool (when in Rome…)

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(only my feet went in, it was VERY cold 🙂 ).

From Chalice well we walked back into town (passing some very Glastonian sites on the way).

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To meet up with Auntie Sandy and Chris for a coffee.  We decided we would explore the crystal shops on our own and meet later in The George and Pilgrim to watch the Zombie walk (there was a Fairy Ball going on that night too, gotta love Glasto). I finally paid an in person visit The Crystal Man (he was lovely and had so many beautiful things) but I managed to limit myself to this beautiful moongazing Smoky Obsidian hare

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and picked up a couple of other crystals, a fascinator and a few bit and bobs from the other shops. With a bag full of Glasto swag it was time to meet up with Auntie Sandy and Chris:

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I was pretty glad we were behind the (very lovely) stained glass in the pub,

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as some of the zombie’s were pretty scary! (Although the glass didn’t save us for long, it seems Zombie’s are also partial to a pint…)

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and a pretty tearful farewell to Glastonbury & some of my favourite people.

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We’ll definitely be back soon.

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