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Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
+44 1749 674483
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A must see in Wells.

Tucked away near the cathedral, a magnificent example of mediaeval houses, still occupied! Very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jackie K
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Wells, United Kingdom
Excellent visit

We discovered this by accident in the dark whilst just wandering around upon our arrival to Wells... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allan C
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tucked away near the cathedral, a magnificent example of mediaeval houses, still occupied! Very tall chimneys which were extended to carry the smoke from coal fires away from the town centre.

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We discovered this by accident in the dark whilst just wandering around upon our arrival to Wells. We later googled it and paid a visit the following morning. It is well worth a visit even though what you see in the photo's is what you...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting Wells then this should be on your to visit list. Steeped in history and just over the road from Wells Cathedral.

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This close is a little Jem,a visitors must to see it is hidden away. Its so unspoilt and great to walk up and down it

Thank shorthaul2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wells centre is a great little old English town which also boasts a fantastic cathedral and a mass of associated buildings. Turn the corner onto Vicars' Close and you cannot help but draw breath at its complete unspoilt mesmerising aspect. Do not miss.

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolute must see which apparently most people miss. It is just to the left of the Cathedral and has fascinating architecture which was built about 1170. Spend some time looking at the details in the facades.

Thank Janice E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique road of medieval houses, just a shame we arrived the same time as a car did which spoilt the photos.You feel like you have stepped back in time. The road is well kept and neat. Hidden away you could easily miss it, but...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Street. With people living in the houses. You can walk up it and then walk back down it. Cobbled floor. Either very few or no cars. So pretty ! I understand it is used in period dramas/films. No modern plastic windows or...More

Thank GabrielleBurnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following the guided tour inside the Cathedral, we were encouraged to visit this little street. The (and I can’t remember what the real name is) carved signs that depict people names such as Sugar and Harewell on each of these houses is impressive, make sure...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we found the street by coincidence, it is absolutely impressive. You can imagine to be in old historic times.

Thank Marcus R
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