Hotels in Wells

      Wells Details

      Wells is a small cathedral city, nestling in the English Somerset countryside. The name Wells comes from the three natural water wells which in the Middle Ages were thought to possess curative properties. All three wells are dedicated to St Andrew. One can be found in the market place, and the other two are within the grounds of the exquisite cathedral, and The Bishops Palace. Wells is the second smallest city in England after the City of London. Accommodation is plentiful to support the booming tourist industry who flock to visit the cathedral, and come to see some of the beautiful architecture of this lovely city; so if you are looking to stay in the region for a few days, you are advised to book your accommodation in one of the many discount hotels in Wells, in advance.The city has many points of interest for tourists, and in addition to the cathedral, other noteworthy sites include: The Bishops Palace which dates back to the 14th century, Vicars Close (the oldest residential street in Europe), The Old Deanery (12th century), and The Church of St Cuthbert which is sometimes mistaken for the cathedral itself because of its beauty. There is much to see in this lovely rural part of England so booking early into one the plentiful budget hotels in Bath is recommended. By making your base of operations from Wells via, you are close to Stonehenge, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge and the serene Mendip Hills.