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Hotels in Somerset with a stunning view can be hard to find

Somerset has dramatic coastline, seaside resorts, beautiful countryside and historic buildings. When searching for hotels in Somerset, Wells sits in the heart of the county. It provides a perfect base from which to explore.

Our hotel is directly opposite the West Front of Wells Cathedral.

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Known as England’s smallest Cathedral city, Wells gets its name from the springs in the gardens of the Bishop’s Palace. The city is home to many impressive and historic buildings. These include the Cathedral, the moated Bishop’s Palace,  Vicars’ Close, St Cuthbert’s Church and Wells Museum. Wells is a hidden gem when you are looking to book hotels in Somerset.

The city hosts a bustling market on a Wednesday and a Saturday. This market was voted, ‘Best South West Farmers’ Market’ by Taste of the West in 2014.

The cobbled streets and impressive architecture show how the city has evolved through the centuries.

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Wells lies on the Mendip Hills. This ancient range of hills is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is recognised as one of England’s most attractive landscapes and overlooks the Somerset Levels.

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Close by are many other attractions. These include the well-known caves at Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury Tor, Longleat, Stourhead, Clarks Village shopping outlet and the Fleet Air Arm Museum. The cities of Bath and Bristol are a 35 minute drive away.

There are many activities to enjoy when staying at hotels in Somerset.  Our hotel gives you the opportunity to pothole, ramble, bird-watch, paint, cycle or simply relax.

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Make time to stop and enjoy this magnificent county. Discover the beautiful cathedral city of Wells and enjoy one of the great hotels in Somerset.

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  • “Hotel's with memorable views are hardly lacking in Britain, but few can match the sight from the BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel, Wells ”
    Telegraph Travel
 
 
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