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Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
+44 1749 674483
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Amazing sight

We walked from top to bottom and so surprised to see this street on wells doorstops do not miss... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna88402
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Felpham, United Kingdom
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Cute little find!

A very pretty part of Wells that quite frankly, we just stumbled across. You’ll find it on the left... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cheshire M
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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"wells cathedral"
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"step back in time"
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"beautiful street"
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"oldest street"
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"film set"
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"cobbled road"
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"inhabited street in europe"
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"visiting wells"
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"small chapel"
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"walk up"
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"harry potter"
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"photo opportunity"
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"worth a visit"
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"piece of history"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked from top to bottom and so surprised to see this street on wells doorstops do not miss visiting this street

Thank Anna88402
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very pretty part of Wells that quite frankly, we just stumbled across. You’ll find it on the left hand side of Wells’ Cathedral. What’s even quirkier, is the fact that some of the houses are lived in, whilst some are offices by the looks...More

Thank Cheshire M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Right out of a period movie set. Quite amazing and the reviews are correct that "normal" everyday people inhabit these homes. Look closely and you will note that they are not in "pristine" condition such as a visit to Castle Combe will provide.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're near wells, this is definitely worth going for if you are want to feel like you are back in the 11th century. It's magical! And you will for sure get some beautiful photos.

Thank Jessie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We strolled up and down Vicar's close several times during our two days in Wells. If you are a photographer, or the patient companion of one, weather and time of day produce different effects. You might be waiting for other tourists to move out of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We has been visit this place the place area is really nice. If anyone one to make a plan for day out. Here is nice place for day out.

Thank Sky N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vicars' Close is a delightful medieval street of cottages used to accommodate members of the cathedral choir. A hidden gem but one of the 'must see features of this beautiful small city.

Thank Carole P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Vicar's close appears to come straight out of the Barchester Chronicles, with its neat rows of terraced house for the holders of the ecclesiastical offices of the neighboring cathedral. It is one of the sites of Chocolate box England much beloved of tourist so...More

Thank mintmoocher
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cobbled street with houses on each side, very secluded, right by the Cathedral. Each house has a huge chimney pot and some houses are different from others. There are small front gardens. Ordinary people live there: families with children who attend Wells Cathedral School....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great street a real trip into the past. If you visit Wells suggest you make tracks for this little time capsule.

Thank Chris147
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