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Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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A building to remember

This cathedral shows many truly amazing construction details especially when you see the history... read more

Reviewed yesterday
I'm not one for Cathedrals but...

Wells Cathedral is well worth a visit, i'm not normally one for churches or the like but Wells is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John F
London, United Kingdom
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This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit if you go to Wells, which is a very nice place to see. Lovely from the outside, and interesting inside. Very helpful guides inside, who will tell you all sorts of interesting information. We were also able to just sit quietly for...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Wells and took a walk onto Cathedral Green leading up to the Cathedral it's self.. such a beautiful place, all the buildings around are something else. We stepped inside to hear the evensong. I'm not religious but hearing the choir and...More

Thank Doods75
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attempted to visit Wells Cathedral today. At the entrance we were met by a couple of officious attendants behind the reception desk who only appeared to be interested in taking as much money out of peoples pockets as they could with a very loud level...More

Thank DoubleSF1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Looks great from the outside. Disappointing that you feel obliged from some 'welcoming' members of staff too make a contribution to visit, you don't have too, it's a place of worship after all.

Thank RobAshbydelaZouch
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wish we'd had a little more time to look around this beautiful cathedral and the quaint little town surrounding it. Unfortunately there were no guided tours available the day we visited, which I would have liked to have done. But well worth a visit...More

Thank Calli73
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful Cathedral - so interesting. Lots to see and offers guided tours. Restaurant excellent Grounds lovely and the Bishops Palace also interesting in a beautfiul setting. Moated.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 4 days ago

For such a small city as Wells this Cathedral is amazing and a must see. When you first see it you will be amazed by its sheer beauty it is worth walking around the outside to see the architecture and the clock on the outside....More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wells Cathedral is stunning, as is the Bishops Palace. what a lovely city - we didn't have long enough here and will definitely return!

Thank janny39
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Janet O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't think so
Rob T
8 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!