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Explore Somerset

Umgebung Dörfer

Die Dörfer rund um Cookswood sind voller verborgener Schätze, die darauf warten, entdeckt zu werden. Mells, nur 5 Minuten entfernt, ist bekannt für seine wunderschönen ummauerten Gärten, strohgedeckten Cottages, stilvollen Pubs und das jährliche Narzissenfest. Das malerische Nunney Castle, eine gut erhaltene Burg aus dem 13. Jahrhundert, die ganzjährig für Besucher geöffnet ist, befindet sich im charmanten Dorf Nunney.


Besuchen Sie in Cranmore den Cranmore Tower für einen atemberaubenden Panoramablick auf Somerset und die umliegenden Grafschaften. Dies sind nur einige Beispiele der vielen Wunder, die darauf warten, in der Nähe von Cookswood erkundet zu werden.

Touch the Clouds from Glastonbury Tor

The stunning Glastonbury Tor is a must-visit attraction when in town. This iconic landmark is enveloped by myth and legend, with stories of King Arthur, the Holy Grail, and more. Climb to the top of the hill for breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside. The climb is steep but well worth the effort! At the foot of the Glastonbury Tor, you'll find the peaceful Chalice Well and Gardens. Take a stroll through the gardens and dip your hand into the well, known for its healing waters.


Visit the Somerset Rural Life Museum and Historic Landmarks

Do you need something to do in Glastonbury with kids? Plan a visit to the rustic Somerset Rural Life Museum. This museum features rotating exhibits, galleries, a farm, and a café. It makes an excellent place to spend the day by yourself or with the whole family. If you'd like more than just a taste of the area's history, you're in for a treat! Glastonbury is home to these historical attractions:

  • Glastonbury Abbey: The Glastonbury Abbey is a stunning historical site. While it's in ruins today, it used to be a grand medieval abbey. The abbey is believed to be the burial place of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, making it a must-see attraction in Glastonbury. The history and beauty of this place are fascinating and will leave you mesmerized.

  • Abbot's Kitchen: Situated within the Glastonbury Abbey grounds, the Abbot's Kitchen is another reminder of the grandeur of the medieval era. This well-preserved structure is one of the few remaining complete monastic kitchens in the world. A visit to the Abbot's Kitchen offers a unique glimpse into the daily life of the medieval abbey.

  • St. Margaret's Chapel: Yet another historic landmark, St. Margaret's Chapel offers a peaceful look into life hundreds of years ago. This historic chapel, reputed to be the oldest building in Glastonbury, is a perfect blend of sacred atmosphere and stunning architecture. The charm of the chapel, its serene gardens, and the beautiful stained glass create an unforgettable ambience.

See the Wildlife at Ham Wall Nature Reserve

Near Glastonbury lies the serene Ham Wall Nature Reserve, a haven for wildlife and nature lovers. Known for its abundant birdlife, it's the perfect spot for birdwatching, especially during the summer when you can catch sight of the rare and fascinating marsh harriers and bitterns. The quaint walking trails pass through reed beds and open water, providing an immersive experience of England's wild beauty. Whether you're a seasoned naturalist or just seeking a peaceful escape, Ham Wall Nature Reserve is an experience you won't want to miss.

Indulge in Dining and Shopping

Glastonbury's High Street is home to several exceptional shopping and dining experiences. The street is adorned with artisan shops and boutiques that offer everything from women's clothing to handmade crafts. You're sure to find a unique souvenir to remember your trip! Afterwards, be sure to stop at a local café or restaurant for a delicious dinner. These shopping and dining experiences are some of the top things to do in Glastonbury for couples.

Put down your Holiday Roots at Cookswood

Glastonbury is a magical place with no shortage of history and legendary qualities. Whether you're hoping to learn more about British history or want to escape to the scenic countryside, there is a local attraction for you. Residents of Cookswood love spending holidays in this beautiful town and scheduling day trips throughout the year. Once you've built your dream holiday home on our estate, you'll have easy access to small cities like Glastonbury for a weekend getaway. Get in touch with us to learn more about joining our community.

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