The medieval city of Wells nestles in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, and it''s a delight to visit this historic city year round, whether you''re looking for an active break or just hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.
The charming city centre, with its stunning cathedral and Bishop''s Palace, is the perfect place to while away an afternoon - don''t forget you''re just 45 minutes from Bath, making Wells a great destination for a cottage break at any time of year.
The smallest city in England, Wells is home to only 12,000 people, and it’s the cathedral that gives it its city status. The cities compact size and beautiful medieval architecture is what it what makes this city so charming; stroll along the quaint, cobbled streets to Wells Market Place, where you''ll discover a twice weekly market selling a range of local goods and souvenirs.
Whether you’re staying in Wells or the surrounding area outside the city boundaries, you''re perfectly poised to explore the surrounding area - Cheddar Gorge is nearby and the caves of Wookey Hole await; you''re also just a short drive from Glastonbury Abbey. The nearby Mendip HIlls are not only an ideal spot for avid walkers, but also offer opportunities for cycling, horse riding, abseiling and caving.
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