Destination guide

The friendly city of Wells awaits you

The area's cathedral and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wells. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and cheese shops. Wells Cathedral and Wookey Hole are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Wells

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wells a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • We The Curious (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bristol Zoo (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Royal Bath and West Showground (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Farrington Park Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Ashton Windmill (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Somerset Speedway (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wells

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wells is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wookey Hole (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Chew Valley (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Alexandra Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bath Botanical Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Brandon Hill (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wells

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 32.7 mi (52.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wells?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 444 vacation rentals near Wells. From 266 cottages to 343 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wells for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wells?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wells. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wells Cathedral: 1,188 vacation rentals
  • Wookey Hole Caves: 1,163 vacation rentals
  • Wells Bishop's Palace: 1,203 vacation rentals
  • Vicar's Close: 1,183 vacation rentals
  • Milton Lodge Gardens: 1,189 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wells listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Wells?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 266 Cottages in Wells. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wells include:

  • Houses: 343 rentals available
  • Flats: 42 rentals available
  • Cabins: 266 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wells?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 41 vacation rentals with pool available in Wells. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.