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Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
+44 1749 674483
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A pleasant surprise!

Wonderfully beautiful, interesting and informative Cathedral in England's smallest City. A must... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Justin B
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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
Magnificent place

If you go to the city of Wells........you go there for a couple of reasons.......this is one of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Savas T
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London, United Kingdom
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This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderfully beautiful, interesting and informative Cathedral in England's smallest City. A must see if you're visiting the area. We particularly appreciate the 'donation' option rather than a fee to enter. We actually tripled our donation upon leaving as we thought it was such good value....More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you go to the city of Wells........you go there for a couple of reasons.......this is one of them. Beautiful cathedral. Donations to get in. Lovely place steeped in history.....a great place to ponder and reflect. Admire the delicate and intricate workmanship of the stonemasons......and...More

Thank Savas T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Wells Cathedral in December . Carol service in the Cathedral meant we couldn’t do a full visit but the shop in the Cathedral was very good.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely service, congregation very friendly, beautiful church inside, with a lovely striking clock. It is a must have to visit.

Thank maggieHighWycombe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The world is lucky that this cathedral has survived time and politics. It is a magnificent structure in gothic style, filled with interesting relics, sculpture, and other features. This is one of those light vaulted cathedrals with soaring ceilings held up by filigrees of marble....More

Thank JulzE
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Cathedrals this will take some beating.Over a thousand years old and a story around every corner.Every time I see a Cathedral like this or Worcester,Notre Dame etc you can't help but look around and up and think how could they possibly have...More

Thank michael h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had read good things about Wells Cathedral but even more impressed once I got there. Stunning architecture and very interesting information and additional artefacts. Definitely well worth a visit

Thank Leigh C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had a couple of hours in Wells and unfortunately there was a service on when we visited the cathedral. But they allowed us in and we sat at the back whilst the service continued. The cathedral is absolutely stunning and it was fantastic...More

Thank mayatree
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth going out of your way to visit if you are not visiting Wells. Large architecturally magnificent Cathedral, but lovely snug feel to it.

Thank jw238
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the day as staying nearby for the week. Lovely place with the cathedral being very impressive for such a small place. Added bonus was a wedding on the day and we got to see the bride and the lovely wedding car. Definitely...More

Thank Trudi525
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forgetmenot40862
2 July 2017|
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Response from mauricejewell | Reviewed this property |
defiantly not
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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
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paul w
13 April 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
What negativity. My review was totally positive. Explain!
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