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Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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Visit the cathedral and the bishops garden

A really stunning cathedal which is well worth.explring. Guided tours available. Equally... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Worcester, United Kingdom

First visit here and were amazed how stunning it is. Definitely one of favourite... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“chapter house” (155 reviews)
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Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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Reviewed yesterday

A really stunning cathedal which is well worth.explring. Guided tours available. Equally interesting are the adjacent palace gardens. Again very knowledgable guides are on hand as part of the entrance charge.

Thank davidw21133
Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit here and were amazed how stunning it is. Definitely one of favourite cathedrals. Entrance is free but they suggest an amount to donate which we were happy to do.

Thank jackiem
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience in this small city, unexpected huge Cathedral with a lot of history, a must visit for lovers of culture

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is worth taking the tour. The guides are very informative and provide the history of the cathedral and the local area.

Thank Jennifer3591
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You could spend hours admiring the architecture if you are in to that sort of thing. The more you look the more there is to see

Thank Gazo53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is about 3 hrs from london. But i can assure you the trip was worthit. From the outside the facade of the cathedral was astonishing and when you go inside the designs is magnificent. We were left in awe. Highly recommended.

Thank DokGrey
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful building, an architectural miracle - how on earth did they do it? The gardens are beautiful, depending I suppose on the time of year, but were looking pretty good when we went in May. It rained nearly all the time we were there,...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did only a brief stopover on the way to Bath and were glad that we did. It is a unique cathedral with such a lovely facade. It would be great just to sit on the field to admire the cathedral. It would certainly be...More

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely cathedral in very good condition and plenty to see. The clock and Jesse window well worth seeing as are the steps to the chapter house and the chapter house itself.

Thank Janeda58
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful Cathedral and the bishops palace is worth the entry fee ...wonderful building and gardens.

Thank hurstneil
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Rob T
What can you do with children at Wells cathedral
8 June 2017|
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Response from Proartist | Reviewed this property |
As with most cathedrals, there are many graves indicated on the floor with carved and ornate markers and/or on the walls. You might research before you visit some of the famous or notable people who are buried there and have... More
paul w
Idiot negativity, get a life.
13 April 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
What negativity. My review was totally positive. Explain!
Charles C
Hi Jim, I was your guide so that you for your glowing comments obviously. Just to be clear to anyone reading this review any donation is entirely voluntary and is to help maintain this wonderful building you so much enjoyed. Our guided tours are free and as volunteer guides we ourselves do not charge anything. Any tips etc given to us go striaght in the donations box. I am really glad you enjoyed your visit - spread the word! Charles
8 March 2017|
Response from paul w | Reviewed this property |
Charles, most sensible people know and are hugely grateful for the contribution of the volunteers, without whose help we are sure most of these wonderful places would not be able to exist in the current form. Please be... More