What's on inWells

Welcome to Wells

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Wells - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Wells to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Wells

Crafty Cats
The Bishop's Palace

Join us in the Undercroft for a fun family craft day. The theme will be Bugs and Buds and children will have the chance to create bug hand puppets coffee filter butterflies and a tree blossom picture.Included in admission 10:30am ‐ 3pm…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01749 988111
Nature Ninjas
The Bishop's Palace

On Thursday 11th and 18th April the Palace Garden team will be holding Nature Ninjas activity sessions in the Community Garden aimed at getting little ones engaged with nature and gardening.The team will have lots of horticulturally‐based fun activities for all ages.11am…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01749 988111
Medieval Falconry Day
The Bishop's Palace

Tony from Raptor Care is an expert in falconry and in training the birds with skills that have been used since Medieval times. He will bring a selection of his finest falcons and owls to show off their marvellous moves in…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01749 988111

Tourist Attractions

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves ' a great day out for all the family, whatever the weather... Wander through the prehistoric valley of the Dinosaurs featuring King Kong and relax in our magical Fairy Garden. The 19th Century Paper Mill houses a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian Penny…

East Somerset Railway

Enjoy a relaxed, unhurried and civilised journey on a steam train here at the East Somerset Railway. The majestic steam engine has been around for over 200 years. Seeing the trains in all their glory brings a real sense of history to your visit and there is always…

The Shoe Museum

Shoes and related exhibits from Roman times to the present day. Documents and photographs tell the history of shoemaking in 19th century Street. Wheelchair Access is not available at weekends.Times: Mon‐Fri 10.00‐16.45 Sat 10.00‐17.00 Sun 11.00‐17.00 Prices:Free entry …

Glastonbury Abbey

For centuries travellers and pilgrims have visited this sacred site, situated in the heart of the beautiful county of Somerset. Traditionally the seat of Christianity in England and steeped in legend, Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from across the globe, who come to marvel at these romantic ruins.As well…


Envy Nightclub in Street, Somerset. Contact venue on telephone number 01458 448485 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


Kudos Nightclub in Wells, Somerset. Contact venue on telephone number 01749 678300 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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