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Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
+44 1749 674483
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A rare site

Don't miss! Just a few steps from the Cathedral. I'll probably never come across a street that is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Justin B
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
What a trip back in time

After we visited Wells cathedral......Bishops palace......we was walking around admiring how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Savas T
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
+44 1749 674483
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't miss! Just a few steps from the Cathedral. I'll probably never come across a street that is so originally Medieval. Could be easily missed.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After we visited Wells cathedral......Bishops palace......we was walking around admiring how beautiful this place was when......we stumbled across this old cobbled street.......what a gem. I want to live here......who lives here??......such a beautiful quaint little street. You could almost hear the horse's hooves against the...More

Thank Savas T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oldest continuously inhabited street in Europe. Gorgeous homes, preserving their history. It also had a very friendly and beautiful cat.

Thank JulzE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a collection of cottages in Vicar's Close but what atmoshere.You can stand there and imagine the people of all classes that have walked up and down there.Sends a tingle down your spine.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This old street is definitely worth a look. It is near the cathedral to one side and has been used in lots of films. A beautiful quiet road that takes you back in time.

Thank mayatree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Along side the beautiful Wells Cathedral easily missed when sightseeing is the 800 year old Vicars Close. As one walks through the archway you see the most amazing street, like something out of a film set. A brief history is shown on the way in...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read the history in the entrance portal. These houses are so old the chimneys were added later! So peaceful...just beautiful.

Thank JanG03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vicars Close has been in existence for many hundreds of years. Often used as a film set, it is quaint, old, and quintessentially part of the Cathedral and its daily business. Cobbled road, old houses, a genuine part of history.

Thank Lesley-Jane R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As part of the cathedral visit, we walked through this old street with cobbles and old medieval facades. This is a simple, short and historic walk worth a visit.

Thank fab_ab21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found by accident after walking around the palace grounds and cathedral. Worth a trip, lovely old houses. Not an essential visit but if you're in the area then it's worth a trip

Thank AlexLS2000
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