Wells Cathedral

Highly recommended
Wells was the first cathedral built in the Early English Gothic style and was about three centuries in the making, from 1175 to 1508. Its spectacular façade stands twice as high as its width, almost 46m across. It boasts one of the richest displays of sculptures in England, with no less than 300 statues dating from the 13C. The scissor arch in the nave is equally impressive, and the ornamentation and stained-glass windows are splendid.

Useful information

Address : 

Cathédrale Green

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 7am-7pm; rest of year: 7am-6pm

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