states that Joseph of Arimathea came to Glastonbury with the holy
grail. He stopped to rest and thrust his staff into the
ground. The staff sprouted and grew into the famous
"Glastonbury Thorn Tree" located on the abbey grounds.
natural phenomena, the Tor is a 500 foot hill rising up from the lowlands
of Somerset. Carved into the side is an ancient spiral pathway to
get to the top. St. Michaels tower (remnant of an older church)
stands atop the Tor.