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St Cuthbert's parish Church

St. Cuthbert Street, Wells BA5 2AW, England
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Dominating tower.

When we arrived in Wells for the first time we saw the church and thought it must be the cathedral... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Well worth the visit

Every talks about and visits the Wells Cathedral, which is stunning, but this Church is well worth... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Paso Robles, California
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“hot fuzz” (15 reviews)
St. Cuthbert Street, Wells BA5 2AW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived in Wells for the first time we saw the church and thought it must be the cathedral as its tower dominates the skyline. We discovered it wasn't but ensured we had time before we left to explore the church. Well worth a...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Every talks about and visits the Wells Cathedral, which is stunning, but this Church is well worth a visit - a true gem. We stumbled upon it while walking around downtown Wells. It is located right there amidst the coffee shops, restaurants, stores, etc. The...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A most interesting building - middle ages stone carvings are a delight and the architecture as a whole is fascinating. We spent about an hour looking around and then another half hour at the jigsaw puzzle table and placed about 5 pieces - very relaxing.A...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you have a little time to visit during your stay in Wells the ceiling of this fine Church is a sight to behold.

Thank Moira102
Reviewed 6 October 2017

so lovely. right in the centre of town and clearly used and loved. the nearby alms houses associated not to be missed.

Thank Revelainegran
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Most visitors probably come to Wells for the Cathedral, but this huge parish church could almost be a cathedral itself. Very historic, with some fascinating carvings, and very useful signboards which explain everything. This church is the first one you see from the bus station,...More

Thank cltc43
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Donation requested, good leaflet. Ceiling repainted in colours found from fragments. Victorian renovation found broken statues and Jacobs tree covered over in Henry VIII church reforms. Broken pieces have fresh paint and gold protected from light for 500+ years, being researched in Wells Museum. Church...More

Thank Graehime
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

... and they have the magnificent cathedral too! We had not dropped in here on our previous visits to Wells, even though it is very close to our favourite coffee shop there. Well we remedied that on our latest diversion to Wells (primarily for coffee...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this church only because we were wandering town to see all the sites related to Hot Fuzz. Had it not been for that we would have really missed out on something special. Just beautiful, and not busy as most of the tourists stuck near...More

1  Thank one1worldtraveller
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This really is a beautiful church and I can quite see why so many visitors mistake it for the cathedral. It is bright airy and welcoming with a feeling of calm and reflection. Don't forget it featured heavily in the wonderful film "Hot Fuzz"!

Thank MazP73
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