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“A step back in time.”
Review of Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close
Ranked #3 of 29 things to do in Wells
Certificate of Excellence
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Wells, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A step back in time.”
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

Why can't all streets be like this? Untouched, well maintained, full of character, cobbled street, lovely chimneys, it's as if one is transported to another time. Gorgeous!

Visited March 2014
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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“hail stones”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Not the best weather but we loved vicar's close. The buildings and history were wonderful. We had to dodge the hail stones but it was worth it see this unique close

Visited March 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Trip back in time”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Take a stroll down this wonderful little close and step back in time! Lovely houses which are well kept, peaceful too. Some of them are occupied by the Wells Cathedral Music School and it was nice to hear music from there, which just added to the atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Visited March 2014
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bath
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantasy made real”
Reviewed 21 March 2014

This is alleged to be the oldest constantly inhabited street in Europe. The Close is narrower at the top than the bottom, making it appear falsely long from the cathedral end. Often music wafts out of the windows of the woodwind department (which is located in the Close) of Wells Cathedral School , which just adds to the atmosphere. This is a real "must see" in Wells, but please remember that cobbles and stiletto heels don't mix!!

Visited March 2014
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Transported!”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

It feels like you are transported to another time. Well kept residential buildings. No through traffic and a delight to see.

Visited March 2014
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