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Bishop's Palace

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More than simply an historic house and garden, this splendid medieval Palace has been the home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years.

The gardens contain the springs from which the city takes its name. Visitors can also see the Bishop's private Chapel, ruined Great Hall and the Gatehouse with portcullis and drawbridge. The famous mute swans drift across the moat to ring a bell for food.


Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: March-December
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Wedding Facilities: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £4; Under 12: Free
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant

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