Wells lies sheltered beneath the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, and combines a wealth of historic interest and beautiful architecture. Wells qualifies as England's smallest, and Somerset's only city.
Probably the finest national example of early English architecture, Wells Cathedral was largely built between the 12th and 14th centuries. The Cathedral is famed for its magnificent West Front, featuring over 300 statues and carvings; the inverted scissor arches of the nave, and one of the oldest working mechanical clocks.
The wells, which gave the city its name, are located within the grounds of the Bishop's Palace, which is still the residence of Bishops of Bath and Wells. The Bishops Palace main features are a 13th-century Undercroft, imposing staterooms and tranquil gardens surrounded by a moat.
Also of interest are Vicars' Close, claimed to be the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the historic market place.
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Wookey Hole Cave Aged cheddar is a deliciously different traditional, PDO West Country Farmhouse Cheddar that has been the subject of countless awards for its unique flavour. And when you look at the...
Revamped, restored and totally remarkable, the new Wookey Hole experience has burst onto the holiday scene in an explosive mix of history, fun and mystery.
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The Wookey Hole Hotel, located in the heart of the rolling Mendip Hills, Wookey Hole is a sleepy village with great, easy access, to the historic city of Wells, ancient town of Glastonbury, Bath and...
Market Place, Wells
The Wells Murder Mystery Treasure Trail Explore the streets of Wells with a self-guided Murder Mystery themed walking Treasure Trail; a fun and imaginative way to explore Wells. As you follow the...
The Bishop’s Palace & Gardens has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years and this stunning medieval palace is open for all to enjoy.
Surrounded by a breath-taking moat...
Family Activities (Sightseeing)
Follow the Trail, Solve the Clues, See the Sights! Explore Somerset’s towns, cities and villages with a self-guided, mystery themed walking Treasure Trail; the fun and imaginative way to explore! ...
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Nestling beneath the Mendip Hills, just two miles from the Cathedral City of Wells, Burcott Mill is...
PricePrice from £40.00 to £130.00 Per room (breakfast included)
Built between 1175 and 1490 Wells Cathedral has been described as “the most...
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15th century coaching inn located opposite Wells...
PricePrice from £114.00 Per person (breakfast included) to £238.00 Per room (breakfast included)
A new head chef has taken the reins at one of...
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A small family-run Victorian Gothic Mansion set...
The White Hart Hotel can be found in the heart of...
Wells Touring Park is an award winning 5* adults...
PricePrice from £16.00 to £25.00 Per unit per night
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Coxley, Nr Wells
A charming 18th century farmhouse, 1 mile south...
PricePrice from £35.00 to £65.00 Per room (breakfast included)