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Christmas in Wells - our Christmas Market is on Saturday 16 December between 9am and 3pm

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Christmas in Wells


Thank you for your interest in trading at the Wells at Christmas market, the market is now full and we are unable to accept any further applications to trade.

Over 100 traders will fill Wells Market Place and the Bishops Palace Green with festive stalls, offering a range of gifts, crafts, and food and drink produce, giving shoppers and visitors to the historic city the chance to pick up some gifts and indulgent treats for the festive period.

Image of Christmas stalls by a river

Christmas in Wells on Social Media

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram, and tag us in using the hashtags #ChristmasInWells #MendipMarkets

Follow us on Facebook @WellsChristmasMarket

Follow us on Instagram @WellsChristmasMarket

Somerset’s city set to sparkle as Christmas market returns to Wells.

Getting there

Find us
The Bishop’s Palace Green is accessed from Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RF

Getting there

By train
Castle Cary train station is 12 miles from Wells. Taxis are available at Castle Cary train station.

From Bristol Temple Meads train station take First Bus 376 to Wells, details below. The bus stops outside the train station, and takes about one hour.

From Bath Spa train station take First Bus 173 to Wells, details below. The Bath bus station is located next to the railway station. The journey takes about one hour 20 minutes.

By bus
For bus times visit

First Bus route 173 Bath to Wells
First Bus route 376 Bristol to Wells

By car 
For Wells markets use one of the town’s car parks listed below.

Location map for car parks available in Wells –  Wells car parks map.
Union Street car park
Princes Road car park
Tucker Street car park

In addition, Waitrose in Wells has long stay bays onsite, which are chargeable. For location information, please visit the Waitrose Wells branch information web page 

Last reviewed: September 15, 2023 by Adam

Next review due: March 15, 2024

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