The Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset

Market Place, Wells, BA5 2PD, United Kingdom | 01749 988 111 | Website

"Well worth a visit!"

Visit Date: March 2017

This visit included a person who uses: Wheelchair

Overview

Fantastic access both inside and out.

Transport & Parking

We were staying at The Swan Hotel just opposite the Cathedral, so it was just a quick wheel away.

Access

The outside paths were solid and suitable for wheelchairs (I self-propel and needed no assistance). Similarly, I could manage the footbridges with no support. Inside the palace there was a lift to the upper floors and everything else was step free. There was an accessible loo with grap rails.

Toilets

It was easy to find, large enough with grab rails galore.

Staff

We asked about access and were given accurate and helpful information. I got in as a concession (£6.90) and my husband was free as an essential cater (not that I needed any assistance, but we were charged this amount without asking).

Anything else you wish to tell us?

Highly recommended. I don't have many opportunities to get out and about in such a tranquil and beautiful place as well having access to the beautiful gardens and historic buildings.

Photos

Beautiful grounds Accessible grounds. Ramps outside and lifts inside.

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