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Directions

The Hawthorns Hotel: Bar Restaurant and Accommodation is located just off the main High Street in Glastonbury, within three minutes walk of Glastonbury Abbey. Glastonbury is a small Market Town in the heart of the South West of England. Rich in history, the Town was once home to the richest Abbey in England and is said to be the burial place of King Arthur. There are plenty of interesting attractions near the Hawthorns.

The Town is situated approximately 30 miles South of Bristol on the A39 and approximately 20 minutes drive from junction 23 of the M5.

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8-12 Northload Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9JJ
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From the A39 (M5, Street, Taunton)
Approaching the Town follow signs on Wirral Park Roundabout, by B&Q and the Esso Garage, for Wells (the second exit). At Beckery Roundabout (the next roundabout) turn right onto Sedgemoor Way (signposted Shoppers Car Park) and follow the road until its end. At the T-Junction turn right again and proceed along Northload Street.
The Hawthorns is situated at the end of Northload Street on the left, just beyond the pedestrianised area.

From the A361 (Shepton Mallet, Warminster, Frome)
Follow signs for through traffic and proceed past the Morrisons superstore (on right) to roundabout by B&Q. Turn right (third exit) following signposts to Wells and then follow directions from the T-Junction as above.

From the A39 (Wells, Bristol)
Approaching the town turn right on Tin Bridge Roundabout, signposted Street and Through Traffic. Proceed past the Rugby Club (On the right) and at the next roundabout (Northload Bridge) turn left (first exit), signposted Northload Street. On Northload Street proceed until the end of road and you will find the Hawthorns on the left in front of you.

Parking
The Hawthorns has a small private car park available at the rear. Alternatively, there is St John’s Square, a large public car park (free of charge after 6pm) less than 100 yards from the Hawthorns.

Attractions

Here are a few popular attractions, which are located within walking distance / driving distance of the Hawthorns, all distances and time estimations are provided by Google maps.

Within walking distance

Glastonbury Abbey

Walking: 0.1 miles (3 mins)

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The ruins of what was once the grandest and richest Abbey in England.

Somerset Rural Life Museum

Walking: 0.6 miles (12 mins)

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A Museum following the life of a Victorian man, hence giving a view of Victorian Somerset.

Chalice Well and Gardens

Walking: 0.8 miles (17 mins)

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One of Britain's most ancient wells, situated between the famous Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Hill.

Glastonbury Tor

Walking: 1.3 miles (28 mins)

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Glastonbury Tor is one of Somerset's most famous landmarks, over-looking the Somerset levels. Not only does it have lovely views, it is also the site of many myths and legends.

A little further afield

Clarks Village, Street

Driving: 2.1 miles (6 mins)

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Clarks Village in Street is a shopping centre built close to the original site of Clarks shoes. There are plenty of big brand names, including; obviously Clarks, Saltrock, Addidas, and Nike, with extended hours during the festive period.

Bishop's Palace, Wells

Driving: 6.1 miles (13 mins)

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Home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years, 14 acres of gardens, a historic house and the springs which the City takes its name from.

Wells Cathedral

Driving: 6.7 miles (14 mins)

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The Cathedral and associated buildings, (Chapter House, Vicar's Hall, cloisters and the Unique Vicar's Close - believed to be the oldest residential street in Europe) are still intact.

Glastonbury Festival

Driving: 7.1 miles (14 mins)

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Glastonbury Festival is the largest green field music and performing arts festival in the world.

Wookey Hole Caves

Driving: 7.5 miles (16 mins)

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Spectacular caves and the home of the Witch of Wookey.

Royal Bath and West Showground

Driving: 10.6 miles (19 mins)

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Home of the Royal Bath and West Show and loads more throughout the year, check out their calendar on their website..

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Driving: 13.9 miles (25 mins)

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300 million years in the making, several caves and attractions including the crystal quest.

Other attractions

Longleat, Wiltshire

Driving: 26.5 miles (48 mins)

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As featured on BBC's Animal Park, Longleat Safari & Adventure Park is just getting bigger and better with more exciting things to see in 2012!

Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Driving: 46.5 miles (1 hr, 15 mins)

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The next best mystical place to Glastonbury in England!

Avebury, Wiltshire

Driving: 50.6 miles (1 hr, 38mins)

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One of the largest and finest Neolithic monuments, comprising of a hedge and stone circles.

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Although the Hawthorns recommends that you use the maps for directions, we suggest that you search for suitable parking nearby and use the appropriate methods to deter thieves.

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