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Address: Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
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+44 1749 674483
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.

This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.

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Wells cathedral has to be the most picturesqe cathedral we have ever been to .. so ornate, with the most amazing stained glass windows.The Cathedral entance fee is very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dover, england
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Dover, england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wells cathedral has to be the most picturesqe cathedral we have ever been to .. so ornate, with the most amazing stained glass windows.The Cathedral entance fee is very reasonable, and the Cathedral clock is unique .. a 'must see'.

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Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on our first day in the area, following a long drive across the country. It was the perfect end to that day with the calm and serenity of the cathedral. No entry fee but a suggested donation is realistic, given the enormous costs of maintaining a building like that and keeping it open for the likes of us.

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Thank Geneal0gist
Fareham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an interesting and history packed visit. Those Scissor Arches are a fantastic Solution to The Mediaeval sinking Tower problem The gentleman who took us round The Quire and gave some lovely quirky bits of information. However his information ref The Jesse Window and explanation of The Green Cross = New Life also explanations about Fan Vaulting and Vaulting... More 

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Thank Sue H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited here today. It was pouring with rain outside so we decided to pop in. We were so glad we did. The entrance fee is just a voluntary donation but at only £6 per adult was cheap anyway. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and are very enthusiastic about their amazing cathedral. Words can't describe... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architecture is amazing and makes thew cathedral well worth a visit for that alone. The cafe provides good food and is good value.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful surroundings, worth the visit, although admission price stated, it is only advisory and donations are warmly accepted.

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Thank Steven F
Kuantan, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice Cathedral to visit. Enjoyed it immensely. However, felt a bit of pressure from the front desk to pay the 'donation'.

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to visit. Staff very welcoming and proud of their beautiful cathedral. We were fortunate to catch a tour with Rose whose knowledge about the history was so detailed, pointing out all the things you miss if you don't know where to look. ( after the tour she told us it was her first, the training must be... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

you most visits this cathedral it is the best of British and full of wonderful history, after walking around this wonderful cathedral I am so proud of our history when it comes to building beautiful places of worship,

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here a couple of days ago. Absolutely beautiful. Staff are friendly and the resident cat was a lovely sight. Would recommend

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