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The Cathedral’s history goes back over 1000 years. The present buildings are the result of a building period from the 12th to the 15th centuries. This includes the completion of associated buildings – namely Vicars’ Close and Hall. The Cathedral features fantastic features such as the West Front and Cathedral Green, Scissor Arches, Chapter House, Chapter House Steps, Chain Gate, Lady Chapel, Undercroft, Camery Garden, Palm Churchyard and Cloisters as well as numerous smaller chapels and chancery chapels.

Location information

Type of Location


Address details

Property address Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE, UK
County Somerset
What Three Words
Approx travel time from Bristol 45 minutes
Approx travel time from London 3 hours

Property details

Property status Operational
Access Residential access required to residents of St Andrews Street, Cathedral Green and Vicars Close. Cobbles on Vicars Close. Height restrictions under Chain Gate.
Access restrictions Access subject to negotiation and day-to-day operations, with Christmas and Easter particularly difficult times.
Noise Town centre location, so some background noise.
Parking Some can be arranged around the Cathedral Grounds in advance. Time restrictions on St Andrews Street. Adjoining fields may be available subject to discussion with landowner.
Parking detail Parking on Cathedral property to be arranged with Cathedral

Representative and contact details

Representative Events Coordinator (Emily Bevan) and Commercial Operations Director (Alexia James)
Representative type Agent
Phone 01749832207

Film location

Address Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE, UK