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Churches & Cathedrals


Cathedral Offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset

The highlight of any visit to the small city of Wells, Wells Cathedral has intricate Gothic carvings, one of the earliest mechanical clocks in the UK, a unique scissor arches, a marvellous chapter house and the splendid vicars' close - the oldest continuously inhabited street in Europe.

It is mostly a product of the 12th-14th centuries and embodies the very finest early Gothic architecture.

Please feel free to attend one of the regular daily services, take a tour or simply wander around this amazing building.

Visiting the Cathedral is the only way you can truly appreciate this extraordinary, sacred place.

Volunteers regularly provide excellent guided tours Monday to Saturday, which are of approximately 45 minutes duration. Pre-book a tour via on our website today.