This little group of unusually designed and deceptively spacious cabins are as intriguing as their location. Adam, Eve and Apple are the brain-children of charismatic Canadian owner, Jill, who designed these wooden retreats herself, inspired by the famed Fibonacci spiral. These convivial cabins are located at the bottom of the slopes of the Glastonbury Tor, in the ancient water lands surrounding the ancient, fabled Isle of Avalon. Each cabin is a romantic retreat for two, allowing guests to soak up the energy and ambience of this enigmatic area of Britain.
Interior & Facilities
The cabins are nestled near to each other, although each frontage faces towards the Tor, meaning none of the cabins overlook each other. Jill has ensured privacy and comfort in each of her curved cabins. Each spacious area is light and airy, with splashes of bright colour throughout – Adam has inspirational messages sprawled on the wall, Eve has colourful bubbles, and Apple has its namesake in retro colours across the enclosure. All three cabins have comfortable double beds sat under a large Velux, perfect for stargazers, bat watchers and moon minstrels, as well as comfortable inside spaces for chilling out. The nearby shower hut provides washing facilities for all three huts, with their own allocated flushing toilet and hot shower, perfect for an invigorating start to the day after a restful and refreshing night’s sleep. These cabins are close enough together to house a variety of friends or family members, but far enough apart for when you need a little space.
This stunning group site sits on the slopes of the Glastonbury Tor, on the outskirts of this popular town. The site includes a communal indoor heated swimming pool with a separate steam room, an activity centre with small library, and a well-stocked shop, for use by the cabins and the other holiday accommodation also on the site. The bustling town of Glastonbury is full of holistic shops, quaint cafes and quirky clothes shops, as well as the famous Red and White wells, Glastonbury Abbey, the Tor tours and the glorious Somerset wildlife and wetlands.
The ancient Avalonian landscape has been the scene of mass pilgrimages for centuries and is now a hot spot for free thinkers, festival goers and those looking to get back to nature. A short train ride from Bristol and across the Brue river from famous Clarks village, Street. Contrary to popular belief, the legendary Glastonbury Festival, which has been running for 47 years, is held in the nearby hamlet of Pilton, and not in Glastonbury town itself. The town is situated in the low-lying Somerset Levels, in the beautiful Mendip region of Somerset.
Things to do
Why not book your stay at Eden to coincide with the most famous festival in the world? Around 5 miles East of Eden is Pilton, an otherwise sleepy village in Somerset which, for five days at the end of June, hosts Glastonbury Festival, a celebration of performing arts which has been running since 1970. Glastonbury has hosted a range of famous faces since its inception, including The Who, Fairport Convention, The Smiths, Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, Sir Paul McCartney, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Patti Smith, Stevie Wonder, Motorhead and the Dalai Lama. It is rumoured that Glastonbury festival will be moving locations in the next few years, so hurry and take advantage of this fantastically close site to relax in, away from the mud and tent pegs, while you still can!
If you fancy something different to do with a group of friends whilst on holiday together, then adult treasure hunt company Hunt Fun have a range of activities to keep you and your mates entertained. The hunts are all pre-written, so all you have to do is purchase the printed or downloadable hunt, and the company promise a minimum of 2 hours of fun. You get a map, directions, clues and answers, as well as GPS coordinates that can be tracked using a mobile device. See all the famous Glastonbury sites whilst working together to get ahead – a perfect daytime group activity!
It’s worth the 20-minute drive from Eden to Wookey Hole – this natural phenomenon has fascinated humans for over 50,000 years. It’s been a refuge from British winters for animals and humans for millennia, and was used as a burial chamber by the Celts, and has been the permanent home to horseshoe bats since they first existed. Now, the caves offer a unique opportunity to see the amazing stalagmites and stalactites, underground rivers and ancient remains, including the bones of mammoths, and prehistoric men, as well as get married in the caves. With so much to do and learn, a trip to Wookey Hole is a must on your trip to the West Country.
The House of Tea and Chi lives up to its name. This is a relaxing, friendly little café, ideal for a break between attractions. Its intimate size gives it a homely feel, without detracting from its large range of food and drink. Fantastic teas and coffees are accompanied by gorgeous, large slices of carrot cake or lemon polenta, with colourful teapots and even more colourful staff members adding to the delightful ambience. Just a short walk down Benedict Street.
Bocabar, at the Red Brick Building Centre, is a real foodie’s paradise.From gourmet crepes to artisan bread, to local steaks and fresh fish, from cocktails to bands and DJs, this place offers a night out that would allow you to get your glad rags on and be entertained all evening.