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Home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years this stunning medieval palace is open for all to enjoy. Surrounded by a breathtaking moat with resident Mute swans, you can cross the Drawbridge to experience a true hidden gem in the heart of the...more
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Lovely place to spend half a day or more, lots of history & some quality play areas to keep the kids entertained. Foods nice too try the breakfast & coffee ohhh & take a decent camera if you like photography.
Jumped on the tour of the garden which was delivered in a very good humoured fun way from guide John King. Friendly banter was exchanged about gardening in general as my husband has a keen interest and after finishing the tour we noticed there was...More
A thoroughly enjoyable and informative way of spending 2 or 3 hours. Our guide, John, was both knowledgeable and entertaining. In fact he made the visit. The palace with its very long history is a fascinating place and not stuffy at all. The gardens are...More
By chance we arrived just as the free tour of the buildings was staring and we benefitted from the extensive knowledge of our volunteer guide. But we had really come to see the gradens and they are indeed magnificcent - beautifully kept and full of...More
I came here to see this for the first time. Entrance fee was £8.95 for adults. On entering the palace I thought it would be quite a bit bigger than I thought for the money I payed. Very expensive for what is there. Cathedral was...More
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Bishops_Palace, Manager at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
Dear David. We're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to the Palace - it seems like you might have omitted to visit our 14 acres of stunning Gardens, which have been awarded RHS partner status and are the absolute jewel...More
We have previously walked into the free area and around the moat, but didn't want to pay to go further. Wrong...... as avid garden visitors and photographers, we were really happy once we got in, as there are superbly planted and maintained gardens, photogenic ruins...More
Really looking forward to a family get together, been to the grounds before but never attended a wedding. The reception room was ok its like being in a cellar nice atmosphere, but afterwards its a bit disjointed with a small makeshift bar in a hallway...More
Response from Bishops_Palace | Property representative |
Hi - we're an independent trust and our entrance tickets go towards the maintenance and conservation of the Palace & Gardens, so I'm afraid there are no discounts for English Heritage or National Trust. We are members of the... More
Hi - we're an independent trust and our entrance tickets go towards the maintenance and conservation of the Palace & Gardens, so I'm afraid there are no discounts for English Heritage or National Trust. We are members of the Historic Houses Association, so if you're a member, you'll get free entry.