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Myth and legend: Some believe Glastonbury Tor in Somerset is the final resting place of King Arthur

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Glastonbury Tor, UK Glastonbury Tor is a large hill located in Glastonbury, Somerset, England, with a roofless St. Michael's Tower on its summit. Tor is a local word of Celtic origin meaning 'rock outcropping' or 'hill'.

It is one of the greatest mysteries of the Isle of Avalon that two different healing springs, one touched red with iron, the other white with calcite, should rise within a few feet of each other from the caverns beneath Glastonbury Tor. Both have healing in their flow, and the one depicted is called the Glastonbury White Spring.

It is one of the greatest mysteries of the Isle of Avalon that two different healing springs, one touched red with iron, the other white with calcite, should rise within a few feet of each other from the caverns beneath Glastonbury Tor.

Glastonbury Tor is a hill at Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower which is a Grade I listed building. The whole site is managed by the National Trust and has been designated as a Scheduled monument. Artifacts from human visitation have been found dating from the Iron Age to Roman eras. The Tor is mentioned in Celtic mythology, particularly in myths linked to King Arthur.

Glastonbury Tor is a hill at Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower . The Tor is mentioned in Celtic mythology, particularly in myths linked to King Arthur.

The labyrinth route of Glastonbury Tor

The labyrinth route of Glastonbury Tor--hello, it's a gosh dang Yoni.

Glastonbury Tor is a conical hill in Glastonbury, England, which is topped by a 14th-century church tower. Rich in legend and mythological associations, Glastonbury Tor may have been a place of ancient ritual and it was certainly a place of pilgrimage for Catholics in medieval times.

Glastonbury Tor is a conical hill in Glastonbury, England, which is topped by a church tower

Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. Yes I did actually climb to the top. Rumored to be a place where the faeries play.

Somerset, UK The century tower of St Michael's Church overlooking Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England, UK

Glastonbury Tor: Celtic civilizations considered it the entrance to the home of the Gwyn ap Nudd, the Lord of the Underworld and King of Fairies while pagans may have used it to celebrate the Goddess. Also possibly King Arthur's Avalon, and linked to the Holy Grail. To further add to all the speculation, archeologists have found remains of seven deep, symmetrical terraces on the hill's slopes, which could be anything from Middle Age crop land to a Neolithic labyrinth.

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Real Fairy Hill at Glastonbury Hill and Chalice Well:   Steeped in ancient magic and mystery, the small town of Glastonbury, located in southwest England, is home to many mystical beliefs and legends. First inhabited around 3500 BC, it has long been a place of pilgrimage and is strongly connected to the ancient druids who lived there around 1000 BC.  Since ancient times Glastonbury, along with Stonehenge and Avebury, have created a triangular world energy point in England.

Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, Known to have been surrounded by water, in bygone times, it is often cited as the Island of Avalon in Arthurian Myth

Glastonbury Tor, England  Glastonbury Tor is a conical hill in Glastonbury, England, which is topped by a 14th-century church tower. Rich in legend and mythological associations, Glastonbury Tor may have been a place of ancient ritual and it was certainly a place of pilgrimage for Catholics in medieval times. Today, it is a popular destination for visiting tourists, Grail theorists, ley-line enthusiasts, and those who make the climb to enjoy its sweeping view of Somerset countryside.

Glastonbury Tor, England Glastonbury Tor is a conical hill in Glastonbury, England, which is topped by a 14th-century church tower. Rich in legend and mythological associations, Glastonbury Tor may have been a place of ancient ritual and it was certainly a place of pilgrimage for Catholics in medieval times. Today, it is a popular destination for visiting tourists, Grail theorists, ley-line enthusiasts, and those who make the climb to enjoy its sweeping view of Somerset countryside.

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