Wells, the smallest city in England, with its famous cathedral and school at the centre of the town and its community. The area around the cathedral is one of the largest medieval ecclesiastical precincts.
Lots of old buildings to look at as you wander around, including the tithe barn and 15th century parish church. The town also has a cheese shop, Somerset cheese is made locally.
Around this old centre is modern Wells, with its shops and facilities, all at the foot of the Mendip Hills.
Wells Cathedral A spectacular Cathedral to visit.
Glastonbury Abbey 5.3 miles An inspiring ruin to visit, the burial place of King Arthur perhaps ?
Milton Lodge Gardens A lovely garden on the hillside.
Chalice Well 5.2 miles Is this where the Holy Grail is ?
Bishops Palace An impressive Palace with the famous Wells swans.
Wells and Mendip Museum The local town museum to wander around.
Glastonbury Lake Village Museum 5.2 miles Discover the history of Somerset's Iron Age villages.
Somerset Rural Life Museum 5.3 miles Discover past farm life in this area of Somerset.
Towns Near Wells To Visit - straight line distance:Shepton Mallet (4.46 miles) Glastonbury (5.30 miles) Street (6.94 miles) Cheddar (7.25 miles)