12+ Campsites in Glastonbury, Somerset 2023 from £11 p/n
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Campsites Near Glastonbury

The best campsites in Glastonbury

This Somerset town has not only its annual Glastonbury Festival but a whole wealth of history and legend to unravel, making for a wonderful holiday at any time of year. There’s plenty to do in and near Glastonbury, from visiting the spiritual Glastonbury Tor or touring the poetic Wells Cathedral to getting hands-on with animals at Pennywell Farm. View the best Glastonbury campsites and learn more about the local area below.

Glastonbury camping FAQs

Which are the best campsites near Glastonbury Festival?

If you’re looking to camp near to the festival, our Cheddar Club Site is a 30 minute drive away which is just far enough to get away from the crowd’s while being able to head back to the festival whenever you’d like.

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Which Glastonbury campsites have electric hook up?

All of our Club Sites have pitches with electric. To see all of the facilities and pitch types available on a campsite, view their individual pages here.

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Are there dog friendly campsites in Glastonbury?

Yes! Our Cheddar Club Site has a designated dog walk and welcomes pooches on-site.

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Can you wild camp in Glastonbury?

The rules on wild camping in the UK are complex; please read our guide to wild camping. With so many reasonably priced campsites near Glastonbury there’s no need to wild camp.

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How much does it cost to camp in Glastonbury?

You’ll find our member-exclusive campsites start from around £5 per night and our Cheddar Club Site can be booked from £11 per night.

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Things to see and do while camping in Glastonbury

Glastonbury obviously has well deserved legendary status for its annual festival, but the quirky town has so much more to offer than the famous 5 day event. Read on to discover Glastonbury highlights including family friendly attractions, brilliant nearby towns to discover and an array of historical delights.

Discovery Glastonbury’s past

Glastonbury Tor is unmissable when camping in this area of Somerset. Overlooking the Somerset Levels, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Wales in the right weather, the hill has a fascinating past and it’s a relaxing walk to the top. At the top of the hill, you’ll find St Michaels Tower which was initially built in the 15th Century and restored.

Glastonbury Abbey is a tranquil setting with plenty of stories to tell including history, myth, and legend. Visit the beautiful site, including the museum and 36 acres of parkland for a brilliant day out for all.

Dating back to the 11th Century, St Margaret’s Chapel and Royal Magdalene Almshouses are well worth a visit. St Margaret’s Chapel was a pilgrim’s hospital initially and place of rest for travellers. The beautiful buildings are a relaxing place to take a break and a real gem for those visiting Glastonbury.

The Somerset Rural Life Museum is located in Glastonbury and offers the chance to discover the county’s heritage. Discover brilliant Somerset towns

Discover brilliant Somerset towns

The town of Glastonbury is full of unique shops selling everything from crystals to witchcraft supplies which makes for a few hours exploring. Just a five minute walk from Glastonbury Abbey you’ll find the lovingly restored George and Pilgrims Inn which was part of the abbey.

The cathedral city of Wells is around a 15 minute drive from our Cheddar Club Site. Wells Cathedral, Bishop’s Palace, and the Wells and Mendip Museum are all great places to visit.

The village of Cheddar, just minutes from our Club Site has plenty to do right on it’s doorstep. Cheddar Gorge and Caves is a main attraction, as is the Cheddar Gorge Cheese company. Gorgeous tea rooms, lots of shops and brilliant walking trails everywhere you go will give you plenty to explore.

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