Glastonbury: Travel, Accommodation and Parking

Glastonbury is conveniently close to the M5 and also A303 and so driving is easy.

If you wish to come by Train Castle Cary has a direct link with London Paddington which takes approx. 1.45 min, however the buses from Castle Cary to Glastonbury are not regular and so a taxi ride of approx. 25min is required.

Alternative to this is to get a train to Bristol Temple Meads, which has good links from not only London but also the rest of the country. When you arrive at Bristol Temple Meads you can get on to the bus link easily and the 376 which brings you right into the town.

Accommodation in Glastonbury can vary, however we have listed below links to many places that our students have stayed and so this is there recommendation and responsibility is yours. Many people look on   and find new places to stay.

If you are attending an Event at the Gables they also have a limited amount of onsite accommodation that can be booked direct by emailing link below or calling Richard – 07841 647 635


Parking in Glastonbury varies a lot, you have the main Abbey car park which is fine for a few hours but can be expensive for longer stays.

There are 3 other car parks which are cheaper – Northload Street West, Norbins Road and Silver Street, these can all be found on Google. It is also possible to park in Morrisons off of Street Rd.

If you are attending an event at the GABLES, 83 The Roman way. please see map below as there are a number of locations that you can park free and are only a very short walk from the centre.