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The Bishop's Palace, Wells

The Bishop's Palace Entry for Child, Adult or Family (Up to 55% Off)

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14 acres of stunning, landscaped gardens, a 13th century Palace and children’s play area

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Timtop reviewer
16 ratings13 reviews
January 2, 2020
nice grounds & cafe.
3 ratings2 reviews
January 1, 2020
Lovely place to visit very uplifii
Wendytop reviewer
26 ratings26 reviews
December 29, 2019
Although it was December the gardens were still attractive to go round, we also were lucky to see the palace decorated for Christmas so a very good experience
Nicktop reviewer
13 ratings10 reviews
December 29, 2019
Bishops Palace was amazingly Christmassy with a roaring fire and lots of greenery and candles and even a litttle nativity scene in a corner of the garden. Guides very welcoming and knowledgeable
Janettop reviewer
23 ratings14 reviews
December 28, 2019
Traditional Xmas decorations, rooms beautiful.
jamestop reviewer
31 ratings23 reviews
December 27, 2019
Very good
8 ratings4 reviews
December 27, 2019
Very interesting tour.
Janettop reviewer
23 ratings14 reviews
December 27, 2019
Beautiful room decorations
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About This Deal

  • Includes entry to the palace, ruined Great Hall, 14 acres of gardens and the Bishop’s Chapel
  • Child ticket valid for those aged five to 18
  • Children under the age of five can come for free

Fine Print

Expires 6 months after purchase. Limit 5 per person or family of 2 adults and 2 children, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Mandatory online booking required. Check availability here and book here. If you make a reservation through Groupon, you may cancel or change your reservation up to 48 hours before its start time. After this point you are not entitled to a cash refund or to reschedule your reservation. Child tickets valid for those aged 5-18. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Valid on option purchased only.

About The Bishop's Palace

Dating back to the year 1206, The Bishop's Palace once served as suitably grand lodgings for the medieval bishops of Bath and Wells. The historic edifice is surrounded by a moat and features a flagstone drawbridge, vaulted entrance and portcullis. Within, visitors can find restored furnishings, explore the ruined hall and admire the chapel's decorative murals.

Venturing back outside, the 14 acres of gardens encompass well pools, rare plants and flower displays. Guests can observe the greenery from viewing platforms, spot wildlife such as swans or stop by an arboretum, home to the newly built Dragon's Lair play area, with an array of climbing frames, tree pods and a water wheel with pump and sluice gates. The Bishop's Table serves refreshments, and there are plenty of picnic spots scattered around. The venue offers guided tours and seasonal events such as plant fairs, historical re-enactments and theatrical performances.