Holiday rentals in Wells, England
If you’re searching for an authentic English retreat with charming surroundings and a lot to offer, then Wells is the perfect place to book a holiday home. The city of Wells in Somerset, although classified as a city, has a rural village atmosphere which is reflected in its cobbled streets and quaint shops throughout its centre. In the surrounding area, you’ll find the famous Mendip Hills and Cheddar Gorge, providing a pastoral setting for your holiday and all within a stone’s throw from any holiday home.
Feel welcome and experience a real taste of England
This friendly city attracts tourists from all over the world and has a real community feel to it. In the heart of the city you will find Wells Cathedral and the unique moated Bishop’s palace. It is best seen in the evening light when it’s architecture is emphasized by the glow of the sunset. You are able to stay nearby in one of the many delightful holiday homes nearby and experience this authentic English city. The cathedral also hosts a number of events throughout the year for the whole family to enjoy. The Bishop’s Palace host an annual summer Garden Festival, Artisan Winter Market, and also great events for kids and adults throughout the year too.
As well as shopping, there are plenty of opportunities to try the local cuisine in Wells when you book a holiday home here. As well as quaint little cafés and restaurants, the Wells Farmers’ Market won a “Taste of the West” Gold Award in 2016 and was also judged the best South West Farmers’ Market! Taking place every Saturday and Wednesday throughout the year, it is a MUST for locals and visitors. Somerset is famous for its cider and cheddar and there are plenty of places in the centre for you to taste these delights.
Wells is also an ideal location to book a holiday home if you are interested in the world-famous Glastonbury music festival, but do not want to experience it through a tent!
Walk in the fresh air with nature all around you
Wells is surrounded by the beautiful Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels, which are suitable any time of year to visit and enjoy. There are various walking routes linking you from the town to the surrounding area. If you like to learn about the local history on your holiday or have an adventurous spirit, then Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves are ideal places for you to visit when you book a holiday home in Wells. You can explore Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous site is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and provides information on our prehistoric ancestors, and is an international centre for caving and rock climbing. There is also Kilver Court Gardens and Glastonbury Abbey & Tor. If you travel a little further afield to discover the Somerset Coast at Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol and Bath.
How to get there?
The car is probably the best mode of transport for reaching Wells. The City's main roads are the A39 which connects us to the M5 motorway.
Wells is quite well connected by local buses which regularly run between Wells and the towns of Bristol, Bath, Weston-Super-Mare, Shepton Mallet and Glastonbury.
National Express is a long distance coach service and is ideal if coming from further afield as they are fast and do not stop at many places along a route. The NX403 service is a direct
There aren’t any train services to Wells. From Bristol Temple Meads railway station catch the 376 bus service to Wells. The bus stops outside the train station.