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The Bishop’s Palace

Home of the Bishops of of Bath and Wells, and their swans, for 800 years.

Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PD

The Bishop's Palace

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History

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Access statement available
  • Large font signs and leaflets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
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The Bishops of Bath and Wells have lived and worked here for over 800 years. The Palace is the only working Bishops Palace in the UK that is open to the public.

The springs and well pools in the gardens are the origins of the City of Wells and are the very pools that give the city its name.

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Access statement available
  • Large font signs and leaflets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.