The perfect break in Somerset

10 Feb 2020

The four-star, independently owned Swan Hotel ticks so many boxes; An entry in the Michelin Guide since 1911, a well-stocked bar with over 100 gins and a fantastic view of the West Front of Wells Cathedral.

The hotel has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful and relaxed setting. Recently it has been sympathetically restored and extended, to ensure every comfort within its 49 bedrooms, luxurious suite and self contained apartments.

All bedrooms are individually designed and many feature period antique furniture while others have original four poster beds.

The luxurious Cathedral Suite has panoramic views of Wells Cathedral and boasts a dramatic bedroom furnished in a rich palette of purple and gold. Guests can indulge themselves in the magnificent sitting room sipping on complimentary Champagne and pamper themselves in the grand free standing brass bath.

Swan Mews provides a peaceful retreat, ideal for small families or individuals on business. These self-contained apartments are situated in the middle of Wells, amongst a host of shops and restaurants.
Menus change with the seasons. Guests can choose from an all day menu packed with family favourites or enjoy a more formal 3 course dinner in the oak-panelled restaurant.

he restaurant is open for lunch 12noon – 2pm (12.30pm – 2pm Sundays) and for dinner from 7pm – 9.30pm.
During the summer, Swan Terrace (with its incredible cathedral view) and the Walled Garden Café (a peaceful suntrap) are open for al fresco dining and drinking.

The hotel is also licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies and offers private dining.
This former posting house has been attracting guests for 600 years so book your perfect break in Somerset at the Swan Hotel in Wells. Bookings: 01749 836300 or visit
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