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Wells Bishop’s Palace and Gardens Entrance Ticket
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Wells Bishop’s Palace and Gardens Entrance Ticket
From US$11.69*
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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Wells, England
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All reviews ring a bell visited wells guided tour sunny day gardens are lovely entrance fee couple of hours free tour well worth the visit moat seals cathedral croquet allotments ramparts drawbridge arboretum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there on more than one occasion, beautiful gardens and medieval palace where the Bishop of Bath and Wells still lives and works from. Fantastic night on Saturday with 1,796 poppies on the croquet lawn and the last post played by a bugle followed by...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day exploring the gardens of the bishops palace, helped by the beautiful autumn weather we had. The gardens offered a tranquil place to wander and reflect, particularly poignant given that we were there on Remembrance Sunday. There was a Christmas craft...More

Thank milesymilesy
Reviewed 1 week ago

- The general setting is wonderful - Gardens are a delight and the gardeners approachable and friendly - What a lovely team - shop, restaurant, guide, volunteers all charming - A great restaurant/cafe. Why would anyone go near the high street chain places when this...More

Thank davidU4833EJ
Bishops_Palace, Manager at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for this lovely review - we're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We are indeed reviewing the inside of the Palace and have a whole range of plans to ensure that visitors engage with the wonderful stories that we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place with a good display of flowers in a magnificent setting. Well worth a visit with the whole family.

Thank Prophet53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely time here, a wonderful relaxing place to be with lots going on and great food stalls! Incredible buildings to explore!!

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a combination of nice weather and few other visitors. Will revisit in the summer when more will be in bloom.

Thank Zoopeter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit with the children, it was Make It Monday with a dragon trail. I am so pleased to have discovered this gem and only 20 minutes away. The gardens are blissful and so magical with lots of places to explore. Inside the children...More

Thank sarahhigh1
Bishops_Palace, Manager at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for this great review. It's fantastic to hear that you had a lovely time. Annual Membership is a great option for families as we always have several family events each holiday. Family membership starts at £37, so is really excellent value if you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely bit of time here, wandering the beautiful gardens and walking the ramparts. The interior is ok, but the gardens are the real gem. Also, there is a cat that lives on the grounds, and while not terribly friendly, makes the visit...More

Thank DevonSt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t leave Wells without visiting the Bishop’s Palace. The gardens are really beautiful. Good (but busy) café also.

Thank Jude501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Bishop's Palace Gardens & Moat and all the wonderful activities that they create there. We're annual members and wandering the gardens and the chapel is an enchanting experience that leaves you feeling fantastic.

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Bishops_Palace, Manager at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this review - we're delighted to hear that you are Members, so you can enjoy the site all year round!

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Julie F
28 August 2018|
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Response from MissCNW4 | Reviewed this property |
£8.05 for an adult. You can access some areas for free.
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strongmanlondon
5 March 2018|
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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
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tetrarch
16 March 2017|
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Response from Bishops_Palace | Property representative |
Hello. If you call us in advance, we can book you a blue badge space at the Palace. 01749 988 111.
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