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Vicar's Close

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Address: Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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Gorgeous. U can't say more

Well worth a visit if u r in Wells. Just off Main Street. It really is a delight. U can soak up the history of the place. People live there so treat with respect.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit if u r in Wells. Just off Main Street. It really is a delight. U can soak up the history of the place. People live there so treat with respect.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Like going back in time loved the tall Chimmey's Everywhere so proudly looked after A must see We shall definitely re visit

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Portsmouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such a shame that there were cars parked in the street which took it a bit out of character. The chimney stacks and some of the architecture of the houses were interesting.

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The quirky cobbles and quaint cottages are fantastic. It is a haven of quiet in the city. A lot of the houses seem empty but I could be mistaken.

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Thank Jo M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful little street to wander along. Probably the prettiest street in the country. Take a camera. Take lots of pictures but be prepared to wait until the odd vehicle moves as, you have to remember, this us a place where people live! Well worth a visit!

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning our visit to Wells, we weren't aware of this gem just behind the cathedral. Apparently this incredibly photogenic street is the oldest inhabited street in Europe. You will marvel at all the photo opportunities from every angle and enjoy a stroll to the top of the street. Most of the building are associated with the music department of... More 

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short street of cobbled stone with on both sides very old houses with tall chimneys it simply is beautiful and worth spending 15 minutes walking up and down and admiring the beauty of it, the bonus is it is a few yards from the cathedral.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting the cathedral do take a few minutes to have a look at Vicar’s Close, the entrance is just across from the north door of the cathedral. It is an enchanting medieval street and claimed to be the oldest residential street in Europe with its original buildings intact. There are 27 houses (occupied by all twelve men of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can only just stroll up and down the Vicar's Close but during the Festive Season is the best time. There are twinkling lights, Christmas trees and at times the sounds of the nearby choir practicing. Very atmospheric.

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Street, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit the cathedral take time to look at Vicars Close its a wonderful chance to look at a completely unchanged area of Somerset.

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