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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$11.89*
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  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
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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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+44 1749 988111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank ListyI
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank John and Lin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice, secluded place with not many tourists. Walk around the grounds and watch the locals play croquet.

Thank Lenedwin
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a chilled out lovely place. Going to come back and give this place the time it deserves. Only walked around the outside...will go in next time

Thank MalH1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely place to meander. Would be a nice spot to sit under a tree with a good book, so calm and tranquil

Thank Tiggi15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank BandD59
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Philandtony
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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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