Glastonbury Abbey ruins, Glastonbury, Somerset, England. From at least the 12th century the Glastonbury area was frequently associated with the legend of King Arthur, a connection promoted by medieval monks who asserted that Glastonbury was Avalon. Christian legends have also claimed that the abbey was founded by Joseph of Arimathea in the 1st century.

Ruins of Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, England. In during the year of the reign of Henry VIII, there were over 800 monasteries, nunneries and friaries in Britain. By there were none. Glastonbury Abbey was but one such casualty.

Wells, Somerset, England

Vicars' Close, the oldest continually occupied street in Europe - Wells, Somerset, England built in the mid century.

Glastonbury Tor, Somerset Levels - © David Noton

Glastonbury Tor, Somerset Levels - © David Noton - Beautiful shot of Glastonbury, it's not all about the festival! Well worth visiting the Tor for amazing views over the Somerset levels!

Wells Cathedral, Somerset; the location for Elizabeth Goudge's 'Gentian Hill'

Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset, England a Church of England place of worship, dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle and is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells.

WOW look at the stars in the sky over Bath. A somewhat rare clear night for us Britons! This is stunning.

Twilight Dinner and Tour of the Roman Baths - Guided Tour in Bath, Central Bath - Visit Bath

Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK.

Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England - I pushed Mum up there many years ago. Didn't have to use the prop that Queen Victoria had applied to her derrier by a flunky, but something similar !

The stained glass of Bath Abbey    The fantastically colourful stained glass inside of Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset.

The fantastically colourful stained glass window in Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset, South West England, UK.

Crocuses, The Circus, Bath, Somerset, England (and the trees which survived a WWII bomb blast)

Crocuses, The Circus, Bath, Somerset, England (and the trees which survived a WWII bomb blast)Explore the delights of the area whilst staying at Avalon Lodge B&B

Nunney Castle, Somerset

Nunney Castle, Somerset, UK / Reminds me of a Sherlock Holmes case


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