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Tel code: 01749 | code search
Postcode: BA5 | code search
Population: 10000
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Mary Rand Elizabeth Goudge Thomas Linley
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Wells Farmers Market
"Hello. I bought a pie at one of the stalls at Wells market. I think the trader was called ' Duck Farm ' or something similar. It was about 75% pastry.

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Camelot Inn
"this was our first visit with friends for sunday lunch,not impressed at all the roast was far from satisfactory the gravy was like water and the veg was notcooked ..." More

Bekynton Brasserie
"Had evening meal with my family and the atmosphere was dead. Having eaten there I can well see why! Utterly abysmal food, cheap plastic laminated menu, paper serviettes, ran out ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Wells | 10 Places to Stay

Wells is a delightfully small city (more a market town really) with a magnificent cathedral and plenty of narrow cobbled streets. The main street is normally packed with shoppers and has a quaint stream running alongside. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants and excellent surrounding countryside.
Wells Cathedral is an architectural delight and stands proudly at one end of the main street. In front is a cobbled area with cramped parking, street sellers and entertainers and cafes which provide excellent vantage points for watching the world go by.
Wells began as a holy place, taking its name from the springs in what are now the Bishop's Palace grounds. The church was built near the wells in 705 and the present cathedral building was begun in 1180
Make no mistake Wells does get busy and is not at all off the beaten track but is served by decent outskirts parking and plenty of amenities. Englands smallest city is well worth a look!


Gardiner Page & Roe
Pethericks & Gillard Ltd
R A P Book-Keeping Service


Bishop's Palace
Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve
Milton Lodge Gardens
Time-Trail of Roses
Wells Cathedral
Wells Museum


Homestead Park
Wells Holiday Park


Dance - The Penelope Lambert School of Dance


Kudos Nightclub


Farm & Cottage Holidays
Greenmount Cottage
The Apple House
The Blue Room at Seekings
The Green Room at Seekings


Northam House Dental Practice
Priory Road Dental Surgery

Rock House Dental Surgery


Wells City Practice
Wells Health Centre

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies - Alder King
Cluttons Daniel Smith
Fowler Stephen Property Services
Palmer Snell
West & Thomas

Farmers Market

Wells Farmers Market

Golf Club

Wells Golf Club

Holiday Park

Spindlewood Lodges
Wells Holiday Park


Swan Hotel
White Hart Hotel


Wells Country Market
Wells Farmers Market
Wells Market

Performing Arts

The Wells Academy of Dramatic Art
Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society

Pub and Bar

City Arms
Fountain Inn & Boxers Restaurant
Full Moon At Wells
Globe Inn
Kings Head
Mermaid Inn
Sheppey Inn
Slabhouse Inn
Sun Inn
The Crown at Wells


Bekynton Brasserie
Burcott Inn
Cafe Romna
Camelot Inn
City Arms
Fountain Inn & Boxers Restaurant
Good Earth
Old Spot Restaurant
Rajah Tandoori Restaurant

Sheppey Inn
Slabhouse Inn
Swan Hotel


The Wells Academy of Dramatic Art
Wells Cathedral Junior School
Wells Cathedral School


Farm & Cottage Holidays
Spindlewood Lodges
The Blue Room at Seekings
The Coach House
The Green Room at Seekings
The Post House
Wells Holiday Park


Harris & Harris
T G Pollard & Co


A Taxi Cabs Ltd
Abbey Taxis
Cathedral Taxis
Wookey Taxis Ltd


Westfield Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Mendip Athletics Club (Athletics)
Wells City (Amateur Football)
Wells City Harriers (Athletics)
Wells Judo Club (Martial Arts)


West Side Bookshop
Acacia Flowers
Moggs of Wells Ltd
New Dog
Studleys Jewellers
The Good Earth
R Mansfield
Peter Douglas Of Wells Ltd
Sadler Street Gallery

Holland and Barratt
Spencers Grocery Store
Delphinium Flowers
Phase Eight
Absolute Cards


Bernard G House, Scientific Instruments
House Bernard G
Courtyard Antiques
Ken Holdsworth Antiques
Wells Emporium


First Flights - Wells(Airsports)
Mendip Shooting Ground(Shooting)

Places to Stay near Wells

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White Hart Hotel (0.04 miles)

White Hart Hotel

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This restored 15th century coaching inn is situated in the heart of the small medieval city of Wells, by the cathedral green, just metres away from the ancient marketplace. Situated in the ... More

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Ancient Gatehouse (0.04 miles)

Ancient Gatehouse

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Set on the green opposite the cathedral’s west front, this hotel exudes an old, intriguing atmosphere with its centuries-old spiral stone staircase and quaint little passages.
Just yards away from the ancient ... More

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Swan Hotel (0.06 miles)

Swan Hotel

Located in the shadow of Wells Cathedral, this 15th century hotel has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful setting.
48 Individually designed bedrooms come in a variety of styles. Also available ... More | visit website

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Beryl (0.91 miles)


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A warm and friendly welcome awaits every guest in this family-run home.

Experience a stay for luxury bed and breakfast at 'Beryl' with Holly Nowell and her daughter Mary-Ellen in ... More

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The Coach House (1.15 miles)

The Coach House

“Boutique Bed and Breakfast in separate cottage. Comfort and hospitality with the personal touch of home.”

A stay at the Coach House is special because it is a cosy cottage which has its own front door. ... More | visit website

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Millers at Glencot House (1.31 miles)

Millers at Glencot House

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Idyllically set in 18 acres of gardens and parkland with river frontage this elegantly furnished Victorian mansion offers high class accommodation, excellent cuisine and friendly service.

Glencot offers peace and tranquility where ... More

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Little Burcott Loft (1.42 miles)

Little Burcott Loft

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A striking loft conversion in a secluded countryside location, with wonderful walking and glorious views, this stylish property makes a superb holiday base. Wells, the smallest city ... More

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Wookey Hole Inn (1.48 miles)

Wookey Hole Inn
Against the beautiful Mendip Hills nestles this outwardly traditional pub to the uninitated, but once inside an explosion of taste, colour and texture awaits you...

We have the widest Belgium beer range on draught in England, the best ... More | visit website
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Wookey Hole Hotel (1.61 miles)

Wookey Hole Hotel
Ideally placed in the heart of Somerset, the Wookey Hole Hotel can boast luxury accommodation in picturesque surroundings. Wookey Hole is 2 miles from the medieval city of Wells and 20 miles from Bath and ... More | visit website
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Burcott Mill (1.78 miles)

Situated beneath the Mendip Hills, Burcott Mill Guesthouse is less than 2 miles from the cathedral city of Wells. Free WiFi and free on-site parking are provided at this charming Grade II listed building, which ... More | visit website

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