The cathedral has played a starring role in many a costume drama, most recently in Wolf Hall starring Damian Lewis.
Nearby you’ll find the Bishop’s Palace which has stunning gardens, perfect for an afternoon stroll.
The people of Wells are passionate about their food, so a visit to the weekly farmers' market is a must. You’ll also have the pick of dining options, including some fantastic Italian restaurants thanks to the city’s historic connection with Italy.
Located on the southern side of the Mendip Hills, it makes a great base for rambling holidays.
This Somerset city is around 3 hours from London by a combination of bus and train.