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The Bishops Palace

Wells, Somerset and Bristol, England

  • People playing croquet at The Bishops Palace in Wells
  • Aerial view of The Bishops Palace in Wells

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

The Bishops Palace

is a Grand Palace surrounded by 14 acres of gardens with a Sensory Trail, 10 metre willow dragon to discover, family activities and events, and workshops.

You can access the cafe, browse the shop or even access the new toilets in the Stable Yard area for free. Charges apply though to visit the medieval Palace and Undercroft, ruined Great Hall, 14 acres of gardens, and the Bishops Chapel.

Seasonal Family Fun in the holidays includes trails and explorer activities, family theatre, and garden workshops. Many events are included in the price of admission and children under five years old are completely FREE.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Off Market Place, Wells, Somerset and Bristol, BA5 2PD, England


Click here to visit The Bishops Palace's website
01749 988111

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


Adults: £7.99, Concessions: £6.85, Kids (5-18): £3.35, Under 5's: Free


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