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Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
+44 1749 674483
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There's no where else anywhere like this in the UK. It's difficult to describe really, but it has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Vicars Close

Went to Vicars Close before going round the cathedral. What a unique place, so well kept and how... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sandra N
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
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Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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Reviewed yesterday

There's no where else anywhere like this in the UK. It's difficult to describe really, but it has to be seen to be believed, a row of medieval dwellings as intact as its possible to be

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Vicars Close before going round the cathedral. What a unique place, so well kept and how privileged you must feel if you are lucky enough to live there

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Apart from the cathedral itself Vicar's Close was the other memory of this wonderful precinct that has stayed with me over many years. It was lovely to revisit after and absence of almost 50 years.

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 2 days ago

I truly believe that only in the UK can you experience a real living Street like this one. Vicars Close is apparently the oldest residential street in Europe. The time warp effect is immediate as you enter it. Walk up the cobblestone road and just...More

Thank olimpilot
Reviewed 2 days ago

Make sure you include this as part of your visit to the Cathedral. Spend some time walking up and back and enjoy the sense of history.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just peer in, or walk through, as you stroll around Wells. Very pretty, historic and atmospheric. Looks almost like a film set.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a small close on the left of the cathedral but well worth a little wander. The houses are very pretty and very olde English. It won't take long to take a look but would recommend a stroll there.

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful old street, it feels like stepping back in time. The houses are delightful and the cobbled street adds to the feel. You can just imagine men in frock coats and horse drawn carriages right in front of you.

Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem of a place. walk though the gated medieval arch way and step back in time. such peace- and wonderful architecture . Look up at the chimneys, down at the cobbles, up to the chapel and back to the eating house over...More

Thank Revelainegran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Think this is the oldest surviving mediaeval street in Europe - very impressive and good for photos.

Thank CheshireReviewer
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