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What to do in Wells

Wondering what to do in Wells? See below to find out more about our popular activity weekends.

Wells is home to many historic buildings and lies on the edge of the Mendip Hills (An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It is recognised as one of England’s most attractive landscapes overlooking the Somerset Levels. Dating back to Roman times, the city gets its name from the springs that can be found in the gardens of the Bishop’s Palace. Find out more in our location section.

Basing yourself at our hotel in the heart of Somerset gives you wonderful opportunities to try new activities. For example you can pot hole, walk, photograph, bird-watch, paint, cycle or simply take time out to relax in a beautiful county.

A bi-weekly farmers market takes place in Wells market place on a Wednesday and a Saturday every week. There is an interesting array of varying things to buy from over 50 stallholders.

You will never wonder what to do in Wells again!

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What to do in Wells – Walking Tours in Wells

Wells Walking Tours offers a range of interesting walks in and around Wells, the smallest city in England, set in stunning countryside at the foot of the Mendip Hills.  Whether you want to learn about the history of Wells and behold its wealth of medieval buildings, or simply stroll through the woods and fields, Wells Walking Tours can make sure that you really get the most from your visit.

Choose from: Heritage walk, extended heritage walk, Hot Fuzz film location walk, countryside rambles, children’s walk, or talks and presentations. Wells Walking Tours offer special interest walks of Wells. E.g. Literary walk, ghost walk, foodie walk, and a film and TV walk.

You will never tire of what to do in Wells!

For more ideas and inspiration, download a copy of the Visit Somerset e-book.

Something a little different?
If you are looking for something adventurous, why not give Mendip Outdoor Pursuits a call? They are one of the biggest and most reputable outdoor activity providers in the South West. Providing activities from sites across the Mendip Hills and beyond. Tel: 01934 834 877

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Things to do in Wells

Things to do in Wells