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Check out these websites for other things to do whilst in Wells


Books and eBooks online with FREE UK Delivery at Waterstones.com. Choose from fiction, textbooks, children's books and many other genres in paperback, hardback or eBook format

Telephone: 0843 290 8679
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Wells Civic Society

We provide an interesting programme of monthly evening talks and a twice-yearly Newsletter that will appeal to anyone living or working in the Wells area.

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email: secretary@wellscivicsociety.org.uk

Wells Walking Tours

Make the most of your visit to England's smallest city by taking a guided literary walk. You will see all of the well known places in Wells and spot some of the hidden gems too, as we explore the places where writers such as Virginia Woolf, Ken Follett, Elizabeth Goudge, Henry James, and J.B. Priestley, have lived or been inspired by their stay.

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email: guide@wellswalkingtours.co.uk

Bailey Hill Bookshop

We believe in matching books to our customers and may even discourage them from buying something that has been hyped in the media; suggesting instead tried and tested titles that we or our customers have enjoyed.

Telephone: (01963) 350 917
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email: shop@baileyhillbookshop.co.uk

Wells Tourist Information

Tourist information for the City of Wells and the surrounding area including maps, places to eat, drink and visit and accommodation

Telephone: 01749 671770
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email: visitwellsinfo@gmail.com

Wells City Council

Information about England's Smallest City

Telephone: 01749 673091
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email: clof@wells.gov.uk

Wells Bookworms

Wells Bookworms www.wellsbookworms.co.uk is a local children's bookclub inspiring children to explore the wonderful world of books. Since we began over three years ago, we have written two books, read more than 70 books together, written 150 book reviews, eaten over 1,000 biscuits, raised over £1500 for charity and become publishers.

Telephone: 01749 672438
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The Bishop's Palace

The Bishop's Table cafe will be open daily for refreshments. On Festival
weekends the opening hours will be 10.00 am -7.30 pm and on weekdays
the opening hours will be 10.00 am -8.00 pm. An autumn lunch menu is
available between 11.00 am -3.00 pm all through the week, with a range of
hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks available outside of these hours.
Show your Wells Festival of Literature ticket in The Bishop's Venue hire
Palace shop during the Festival (9th to 17th October) to receive
a 10% discount on entrance to The Bishop's Palace. (T&Cs apply)

Telephone: 01749 988111
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What does the Festival do?
The aim of the Festival is to promote books and the love of reading in the community and particularly in schools...
Wells Festival of Literature Ltd A company limited by guarantee registered in England with number 2827744 Registered address: Tregantle, Milton Lane, Wells, Somerset. BA5 2QT Registered Charity number 1045654.