House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Glastonbury Rose is an AA four star rated 'home from home'. Close to shops and cafes, it is a perfect location, adjacent to the High Street, for any event, a nice meal out, a quick drink of coffee, or a stroll up the High St. just to see what's going on. It's equally a lovely place to return back to after a long day walking in nature, or attending a course. Perhaps have a quiet meal in, or a candlelit bubble bath. To make your first day of arrival that bit easier, we provide breakfast provisions at no extra cost. It is tastefully decorated to a high standard with no expense spared on beds and linens. Free wi-fi for email and browsing.
There is a selection of films and books to escape in, or learn from, and a very peaceful, lovely energy to help you relax and unwind. Glastonbury Abbey is 2 minutes walk away, and it's only a fifteen minute walk to Chalice Well, and the Tor. If you don't feel like walking, the Tor Bus stop is also two minutes walk away which will drop you off at the major points of interest. We are also located next to the Goddess Temple. Oh! There is a fantastic view of the Tor from the double room! Free parking two minutes walk away.
Please enquire directly by phone or email, regarding availability. We do not use or update our calendar.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Internatonal, Nearest railway: Castle Cary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
We truly care about our guests, and are available at any time to answer any questions or make recommendations on outings or places to go and eat. We are seasoned travellers ourselves, and have a good idea what people want, and have over 10 years experience in this industry.
We know (besides all the extras) the most important thing on holiday is a good nights rest, so have made sure to get great quality beds and linens. And for your convenience (so you don't have to run out the door the minute you arrive) we have basics waiting for you...tea/coffee/cereal/milk etc. We can provide a memory foam mattress, or single air bed for an extra person.
There is a quaint outside decked terrace to sit out ! There is also a good selection of cookware and crockery to make meals with.
|Further details outdoors|
Unfortunately, there is no smoking inside Glastonbury Rose, but you are welcome to light up in the back terrace.
The West Country region
Glastonbury is an incredible place, full of history, mythology and mysticism. The locals are friendly, and synchronicity is a daily occurrence. It is a place where magic happens, and people from all cultures, beliefs, and religions live happily together. Anything goes. Really! You will find Glastonbury one of the few places on earth where you can just be yourselves, and no one will judge you. Most people feel an instant recognition, especially on first sight of the Tor... a beacon that seems to call you from times past. Miracles happen, chance meetings change lives. It truly is special. People get here when the time in their life is right, ready and receptive for change and healing. Come on, we dare you!
It is a mild climate. A sunny day in Glastonbury is like Teletubby Land.
Somerset Levels: great for walks, cycling, and bird watching!
Street: 2 kilometres Clark's Village shopping outlet for all your discounted bargains!
Wells: 7 kilometres. The smallest city in England with a Medieval Cathedral.
Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge: 15 kilometres
Stonehenge 1 hour drive
Avebury Stone Circle
Tintagel Cornwall: 2 1/2 hours
There are ALWAYS things going on in Glastonbury! For every interest! But mostly, Glastonbury is a place of pilgrimage and transformation. There is always a talk to attend, a festival or symposium of some sort, a show, or an event. Places of local interest are the Chalice Well Peace Gardens, the Tor, Glastonbury Abbey, Rural Life Museum, and the remains of the Holy Thorn Tree on Wearyal Hill! There are numerous cafes to sit outside and watch the world go bye. It's a place to just BE! The cafes and restaurants are only two minutes walk away. No need for a car.
March: Majma dance festival. (Middle Eastern Dance)
June: Church of England Pilgrimage
Glastonbury Festival of performing arts
July: Roman Catholic Pilgrimage
Crop Circle Symposium
Children's World Festival
August: Musical Extravaganza
September: Tor Fun Fair
November: Guy Falkes Carnival
December: Frost Fair
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9 Apr 2014
"Lovely Cottage Perfect Location"
Glastonbury Rose is a lovely cottage perfectly placed just round the corner from the high street. The furnishings are comfortable, the living room is decorated in "Glastonbury style" with ca… More
8 Mar 2014
"lovely, welcoming, comfy well equipped base for our holiday."
We had a great welcome and midweek stay at Rose Cottage. it was lovely for our daughters to be able to stroll off and browse the shops alone, we walked up to the Tor from the house quite easily(the distance was easy; not the hill :) ). Despite the weather being grotty we went to Clarks village and to Wookey Hole and even popped down to Weymouth for the afternoon and had a great family holiday. The gluten free bread from the bread shop was lovely and the gluten free fish and chips on a Thursday night from the chippy were really special! Thanks to Meredith and John for the menus; it was lovely being lazy and having takeaways!! The Thai/ Malaysian selection at the Oriental chef was scrummy. The beds and linen were sumptuous and Meredith's provisions were so generous we didn't have to go out buying basics. We were concerned about the car parking, but always managed to park within easy walking distance. The girls loved the details and attention given to every part of Rose Cottage.
3 Feb 2014
"Cosy cottage on Glastonbury town's doorstep."
We recently stayed at the Glastonbury Rose Cottage for my wife's 40th birthday. It was so cosy and catered we immediately felt at home. Clean, tidy well stocked with every type of beverage known … More
31 Dec 2013
"charming cottage, great location."
The cottage is cosy and really well furnished, everything we needed was provided including hairdryer (essential) and a few basic food items (handy). A selection of DVD's and books as well as all … More
21 Nov 2013
My friends and I have just spent the most wonderful weekend here, the cottage is lovely with the most calm, friendly, homely atmosphere imaginable.Spotlessly clean, comfy, cosy and well equipped.Mered… More
10 Nov 2013
"Best weekend away ever!!!!!!"
Lovely holiday rental very homely feel, we were made to feel so welcome before we even arrived due to the excellent communication we had with Meredith and John the people who own this let. When we arr… More
That is a lovely review! Many thanks!
22 Oct 2013
"just a wonderful stay at a wonderful place.."
there were three of us travelling to glastonbury (my sister, my daughter and i), and we were so lucky we stayed at glastonbury rose, a place i can highly recommend. The moment we entered the livingroo… More
6 Oct 2013
"Home from Home"
Fantastic owners ,fantastic house with good a good feel Very close to town and Pubs :-)A very good base to treat to whatever level you want There is healing and tours available ,but is not forced down… More
Thank YOU so much!
1 Oct 2013
"A very welcoming house"
Glastonbury Rose is a lovely house to use as quiet base for your visit. Located just near the centre, lovely shops and the Abbey are closeby. The house is carefully equiped with anything you might nee… More
Bless you. Thank you so much for your descriptive review! Happy....
15 Sep 2013
"Staying at this flat felt like home."
The Glastonbury Rose flat was extremely comfortable, clean, superbly organized for a travellor's needs and had wonderful energy. The location is in the heart of Glastonbury enabling walking to th… More
Thank you Deborah and Jim! Was a pleasure to have you with us. Hope you make it back this way again very soon.
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