Bishop's Palace

Interesting
This solidly fortified moated palace dates back some 700 years. Inside its walls are gardens, a croquet lawn, a restaurant and a natural spring (from which the town derives its name) producing 15 million litres of water per day (180 litres per second). Note the ruins of the old hall, and also the fine view of the cathedral apse.

Useful information

Address:

Off Market Place, BA5 2PD Wells

Price:

7.25 £ (children 3.05 £)

Opening hours

10am-6pm (4pm end Oct-Mar) - last admission 1hr before closing - closed Jan-mid Feb - guided tour at 11.30am in Winter, 11.30am and 2.30pm in Summer

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