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Wells, Somerset, Visitor & Tourism Guide



The smallest city in England.

Set in the Mendip Hills AONB close to Cheddar Gorge and Glastonbury Tor. Its name derives from springs which rise close to Wells Bishop's Palace. Famous for its cathedral.


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Wells Cathedral

Located in Wells, Somerset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. West front contains amongst the finest collection of statuary in Europe. Famous for scissor arches inside the cathedral that support its central tower. Begun in 1180. Wells Cathedral...

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Bishop's Palace

Located in Wells, Somerset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for around eight hundred years. Next to Wells Cathedral. Surrounded by a moat and high walls with gatehouse and drawbridge. Fourteen acres of gardens including St.Andrew's Spring fro...

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Swan Mews, Wells
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 5; Rates: 115 - 150 Per Night

In a quiet, central location in Wells, these beautiful self-contained, fully equipped apartments are ideally placed for the beautiful county of Somerset Owned by the Swan Hotel, the modern apartments at Swan Mews are a s...

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Best Western The Swan Hotel, Wells
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 49; Rates: 82 - 300 Per Night

Situated in England's smallest cathedral city, The Swan provides excellent accommodation and hotel facilities The Swan makes an ideal base for exploring Somerset Visit Bath, Bristol, Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury Abbey...

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The Ancient Gatehouse, Wells
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 9; Rates: 70 - 105 Per Night

Set in a stunning location on Wells Cathedral Green, facing the West Front, the Ancient Gatehouse is well positioned for discovering Somerset's historic beauty spots...

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