Glastonbury: Somerset town hits all the right notes
The famous festival might have come and gone over the weekend past,
but those who are looking for somewhere new to live this summer,
having a peek at
property for sale in Glastonbury can prove to be a very
worthwhile task that sees them find a wonderful new place to
While one weekend in June will see more than 130,000 temporary
residents descend on the nearby Worthy Farm for the festival that
takes its name from the town, Glastonbury itself is a peaceful
little settlement for the rest of the year with only 8,000 or so
residents, making it the ideal option for those looking to get away
from the city and the busy streets and roads that come with larger
Those looking for something to do can take in some of the many
walks on offer, with greenery and hills not in short supply around
the local area. Whether exploring the Somerset Levels or taking a
stroll up the Tor hill, there will always be a way to get in touch
And for those who have an eye for all things legendary, there are a
number of legends associated with the local area. Why not seek out
the truth behind the King Arthur story, for example?
For families, the town is also ideal. As well as having the chance
to be closer to nature and enjoy some fresh air, you can rest
assured that schooling options in Glastonbury are adequate.
There are a range of infant and primary schools within the area, as
well as St Dunstan's Secondary, where all of the kids from the town
will go from the age of 11. Strode College also provides the sixth
form education within the town.
And for those seeking out something a little different, the fact
Glastonbury has long been seen as a centre for the New Age way of
life can make the many local shops a great quirky place to pick up
rare and unique items.