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One of the best West Country hotels

There are many West Country hotels to choose from, but few can beat our location. The historic Best Western Plus Swan Hotel sits in the heart of Wells, directly opposite the magnificent West Front of Wells Cathedral.

Our West Country hotel can be reached by public transport and there is a bus stop directly opposite the hotel. Come and discover one of the best West Country hotels in Somerset.

If you require a taxi, please contact Cathedral Taxis, based in Wells.

West Country hotels – Arriving by car

On entering Wells, follow the brown road signs for ‘Hotels and Deliveries’. The hotel is located on your right hand side, opposite the Cathedral. Access to our car park is gained through the Coaching archway. Please take care entering the car park as there is a narrow bend. (This entrance was originally built with stagecoaches and not motor cars in mind, so please drive carefully!)

Car parking is for residents only and is on a first come, first served basis. There are a number of public car parks only a short distance away.

West Country hotels – Arriving by electric car

Unlike many West Country hotels, there is an electric car charging point in our car park which is free for residents to use. If you are planning to travel to the hotel by electric car, you can plan your route by looking at Zap-Map. This site has details of over 5,000 charging points in the UK.

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Guests can charge their electric cars here

Arrive at the hotel by public transport or electric car and save 10%* on our published accommodation rates. We have an electric charging point for cars in our car park. *Proof of transport will be required. Not in conjunction with any other offer. Please be aware that this discount is only available with advance bookings made directly with the hotel.

From M4 – Exit Junction 17 signposted Chippenham A350.  Follow A350 south past Chippenham in the direction of Trowbridge until you reach the A361 to Frome. Stay on the A361 until you are in Shepton Mallet and then take the A371 towards Wells.

From M5 – Exit Junction 23 signposted Bridgwater. Follow A39 through Glastonbury to Wells.

From A303 – Follow A303 towards Yeovil. Turn right at the Podimore roundabout on the A37 towards Shepton Mallet. Follow the signs for Wells on the A371.

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