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Exceptionally beautiful parish church

This is the church you see when you first see Wells when driving from the South East and can get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bonjgb1009
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Dorset, United Kingdom
A welcoming haven.

Plenty of people in when I went preparing for the remembrance services. A coffee shop doing good... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
DavidTitley
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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St. Cuthbert Street, Wells BA5 2AW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the church you see when you first see Wells when driving from the South East and can get confused with the Cathedral until you see the cathedral. It is not easy to see when in the centre but it is just off the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bonjgb1009
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Plenty of people in when I went preparing for the remembrance services. A coffee shop doing good business, a very relaxed and welcoming place. I love the way they have added a kitchen and an office into the interior, separate from the building but stylistically...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The largest church in Somerset this is often mistaken for Wells Cathedral. A wonderful colourful ceiling well worth a visit just for that. The church and its highlights are well explained with points of information posters etc. They often have special days when the remarkable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Overshadowed by the cathedral, but church buffs should not miss this. Fantastic ceiling. An amazng parish church.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Didn't go inside but a lovely church and grounds to walk round, nicely out of the way of the town centre by a couple of minutes walk, to have a quiet sit down.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

While my wife got a trim, I enjoying the charming and historic St Cuthbert, where I had the pleasure to meet and hear a practicing young jazz pianist who works part time in a local bookstore. I so enjoyed the instrument, his play, our conversation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank preglad
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was one of the first stops on the Hot Fuzz Tour. For those who love the film, this is where the village fete was filmed and where Tim Messenger met his demise. The grounds are kept in an immaculate state attracting plenty of tourists...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mdjohnst
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Look out for the painted wooden ceiling! If you are a fan of the film "Hot Fuzz" you will recognise this as the setting for Sandford's village fete and the demise of Tim Messenger.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kath A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is where they filmed 'Hot Fuzz'!! Lovely church. Wander around the grounds to - you will find it quite peaceful - you wouldn't know you were in the middle of Wells!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ckennedy56
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We came to see the Cathedral and walk back passed St Cuthberts to our parking at Waitrose. Just went in on off chance and what a fantastic ceiling in what looks an understated exteria. BTW the Tower is also the tallest in the area. So...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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