Bishops Palace

The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

Overview

More than simply an historic house and garden, this splendid Medieval Palace has been the home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells for 800 years. There are 14 acres of gardens including the springs from which the city takes its name. Visitors can also see the Bishop's private Chapel, ruined Great Hall and the Gatehouse with portcullis and drawbridge beside which the famous mute swans ring a bell for food.

Monday 10am - 4pm

Tuesday 10am - 4pm

Wednesday 10am - 4pm

Thursday 10am - 4pm

Friday 10am - 4pm

Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday 10am - 4pm

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The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PD

Map references

OS Grid Ref: ST552457

Lat/Lng: 51.20929, -2.642365

Contact information

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