The earliest English Cathedral to be built in the Gothic style, Wells Cathedral is also the home of Antony Gormley‘s sculpture ‘Doubt’ for 18 months.
The Bishop’s Palace
Surrounded by a breath-taking moat, visitors can cross a flagstone drawbridge, walk under the portcullis and experience a true hidden gem.
Dating back to the 14th Century, Vicars’ Close is the oldest street in Europe with all of its buildings intact.
Wells High Street
In addition to a number of charming shops and cafés, there is a thriving market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Dining and Accommodation
Wells has a number of excellent independent and chain restaurants to choose from, ranging from Thai to Greek and Italian. Be sure to book in advance!
Staying at one of a number of hotels and B&Bs offers you the opportunity to explore the city and surrounding area.
This iconic hill has been a spiritual magnet for centuries. Tales have grown out of history, becoming blended and embellished leaving the truth lost in the mists of Avalon.
Just one mile Glastonbury, Clarks Village is no ordinary designer shopping outlet. If you are in need of retail therapy, look no further!
Explore Britain’s biggest gorge, from stunning caverns to dramatic cliffs. This area of Outstanding Natural Beauty reveals many hidden secrets including stories of our prehistoric ancestors.
Hauser and Wirth
This pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and more. Photo: Jason Ingram