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Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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Impressive building.

Very impressive place to visit. We came on a Sunday and we're told not to take video during the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Memphis, Tennessee
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Ave Maria

Britains smallest city has one of the nicest cathedrals in the country and is well kept and... read more

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This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.
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Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very impressive place to visit. We came on a Sunday and we're told not to take video during the service. Snapped a few photos and enjoyed the ambience. The building and grounds are immaculate. Rivals anything I've seen in Europe though I haven't seen it...More

Thank benhunt78
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Britains smallest city has one of the nicest cathedrals in the country and is well kept and obviously cared for. Just walking around you get a sense of its history and culture. If you time it right you'll even see the swans ringing the bell...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 days ago

never been to Wells before but would have been really disappointed had we not visited the Cathedral. Wells is the smallest city in the UK , I understand. The Cathedral is so imposing with a lovely street with Alm houses alongside. Arrived ehen it opened...More

Thank 397mauriced
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a stunning cathedral and well worth a visit. It is in the centre of Wells and can be combined with other attractions in the City. Allow plenty of time in here as there is lots to see. It is supposed to be free...More

Thank sheiladevlin650
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wells is beautiful. Quaint little City with a stunning Cathedral. Go there! Great shops and history. Ample parking , lovely cafes and pubs.

Thank Bigjoe3105
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If your visiting Wells in Somerset the Cathedral is a must place to go see, it's absolutely beautiful inside an out, steeped in history. Disabled access is good, with disabled toilet facilities too.

Thank Shar B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cathedral close sits at the top of the market square, through a medieval gateway. Don't miss the walk around the moated Bishop's palace and gardens

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impressive landmark in the delightful City of Wells. Extensive paved forecourt is not complementary to the Cathedral.

Thank lauragray2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

This cathedral shows many truly amazing construction details especially when you see the history with it constructed from the 13th century onward, The design on the roof is very delicate and lovely. Stain glass windows look lovely with the sunlight behind them although on the...More

Thank gordon35au
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wells Cathedral is well worth a visit, i'm not normally one for churches or the like but Wells is an architectural delight and as a number of unique features you don't see in most UK Cathedrals. Also a pretty good cafe and lovely grounds.

Thank John F
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Janet O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't think so
Rob T
7 June 2017|
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Response from prhill54 | Reviewed this property |
I think if you go on an tour, and get a good guide (I recommend Malcolm) they will point out things that will interest children. There are several things we learned about the cathedral that would interest children. I guess... More
paul w
13 April 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
What negativity. My review was totally positive. Explain!