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Vicar's Close

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

Well worth a look if you are in the vicinity. Look at how the toffs live now and the church looks... read more

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Richard C
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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
Closer than you think.

The architecture is stunning and to have the chance of living there would be brilliant, there are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jwooffs
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Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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"cobbled street"
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"film set"
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"inhabited street in europe"
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Reviewed today

Well worth a look if you are in the vicinity. Look at how the toffs live now and the church looks after its own. Very pretty.

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture is stunning and to have the chance of living there would be brilliant, there are some very lucky people around.

Thank jwooffs
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited Wells as part of a walking group and was told about this terrace of houses. An unexpected pleasure. Some of the houses still had the original gate and some had been knocked through and made into one unit. I loved it but, being...More

Thank JoyceFf
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely secluded little close with wonderful houses and a great history connected with the Cathedral.

Thank DJF710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the reasons why I came to Wells. Not disappointed at all. Lovely street of medieval houses still in use today. See residents mow their lawn and teens pop in and out of their houses. Superbl well maintained on the outside. Say hi to...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would be good to have found a guide, but not needed externally , apparently the oldest continuous inhabited street in Europe , but some houses now changed internally

Thank BMW1951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely incredible street that’s been occupied since the 1300s by the singers for the adjoining Wells Cathedral.

Thank adair94
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint little street is so unique it’s worth a stroll along to see these really old houses each one is different

Thank 829audreyt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour guide at the cathedral mentioned it and so we went to look. It is a lovely quaint street. Walk to the top and look at the view down the street with the cathedral in the background

Thank johnahall
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst seeing the beautiful sites of Wells Vicars close is not to be missed opposite the Cathedral you walk through the arch in to a world of medieval buildings cobbled street and tall chimneys with its sense of history it cannot fail to take you...More

Thank Pat J
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