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Bishop's Palace
Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD Driving directions
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Opening hours

10am-6pm (end Oct-Mar 4pm) - ticket counter 30min before closing - modified hours some days (see Website) - guided tour-11am, noon, 2pm and 3pm (30/45 min)

Description

This solidly fortified moated palace dates back some 700 years. Inside its walls are gardens, a croquet lawn, a restaurant and a natural spring (from which the town derives its name) producing 15 million litres of water per day (180 litres per second). Note the ruins of the old hall, and also the fine view of the cathedral apse.

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