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Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UA, England
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Impressive

For dimension and architecture complexity is impressive. Very easy visiting it. The entrance is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gianmarco_co
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Turin, Italy
Classic Cathedral

We visited the cathedral last sunday morning and joined the service for a while. Like most British... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter L
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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 4 days ago

For dimension and architecture complexity is impressive. Very easy visiting it. The entrance is free, there is a suggested donation of 6£. Leaflets are available in almost every language. There are also some volunteers that can give indications. it is possible to take pictures inside.

Thank Gianmarco_co
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the cathedral last sunday morning and joined the service for a while. Like most British cathedrals it is beautiful,

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful and interesting Cathedral I have ever seen. The guide was so knowledgeable and his presentation superb.The history of the whole complex is so interesting. The clock is unbelievable!

Thank vivienneoxley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a browse around the lovely Cathedral in Wells. I was not there at the correct time for a tour which was a shame. Would have helped if they had advised on line what times the days tours would have been so I could have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the cathedral quite late in terrible rain. It did mean we missed any possible uncomfortable moments at the donations desk as they were unmanned and so we were able to put our donations in the box yourself. The building itself is stunning, but...More

Thank Sheep_green
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simon Jenkins put this in his top three cathedrals and you can understand why. Pretty much perfect in every way, almost next door is Vicars Walk, the last surviving complete Mediaeval street in England.

Thank MAilliwN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful imposing building, quite a lot to see, free to enter although donation is appreciated

Thank notatravelwriter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in November for a day out,beautiful little place with plenty to see. Cathedral is amazing with loads of history!! Staff were lovely and very welcoming. No admission charge to go in but you can give a donation which we were more than happy to...More

Thank kevlar822
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning cathedral. Has been used in many films. Great piece of architecture. It's in a lovely location in Wells and only a very short walk from shops and lovely restaurants and cafes.

Thank AMBO1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

A splendid and beautiful Cathedral. Well worth visiting. You can take a free tour too. Amazing. Lovely shop & cafe on site.

Thank catherinefromwales
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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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