We had a great time exploring. Kids did a craft and then we easily spent over 2 hours adventuring around the grounds. Staff were all superb. Beautiful gardens. We all enjoyed and the dragon made it even more fun!
About The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
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I went here with family whilst in Somerset , I have attached images as the palace and gardens are far too beautiful to describe with words...lovely place. Little restaurant on site with outdoor seating (lovely in the sunshine) and there's also a little gift shop...More
Unfortunately we were unable to visit the Palace as there was a wedding reception taking place but we had a wonderful time wandering around the gardens. You learn so much there about the history of Wells and the wells within the Palace gardens.
We visited the Palace and moat several times during our stay in Wells. The moat was filled with lots of ducks and a swan family. The short walk round the moat is level and easily walked with lots of seats if required.. The grounds are...More
The gardens behind the palace are a relatively new addition and they are a delight. The entire place is immaculate and perfect for a restful stroll. The staff were very pleasant, particularly the elderly ticket-checker (a little older than me) at the entrance. well worth...More
We are true regulars here, we love to slowly wander the grounds and surrounds, you could easily while away many many hours without even paying to go in. The moat is always full of Swans, ducks, fish and other wildfowl. The nearby open countryside is...More
The gardens exceeded expectation. Larger than I thought & very well kept. Would be easy to spend several hours there. Definately worth visiting. Clever play area for kids with a dragon! The palace was worth a visit too but not many rooms were open.
The building is simply beautiful and where else can you find a moat with water surrounding where swans glide majestically by? The gardens are well hidden and if possible do a tour to get the most out of your experience. The cafe is run of...More