Wells - England's Smallest City
Visit the City of Wells in Somerset, England's smallest city, with its historic centre, the magnificent cathedral, and the unique moated Bishop's Palace.
Wells Cathedral is a wonderful Medieval cathedral. Enjoy the amazing display of medieval statues on the West Front, the graceful scissor arches, the humorous carvings on the pillars and the deep colours of the stained glass. If you come to Evensong you may hear the exhilarating voices of the world-famous Wells Cathedral Choir.
Visit the Wells Tourist Information website
What makes it special
- Medieval architecture
Other things to do nearby
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