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Address: Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England

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Nice and neat

Nice little street where people actually live, they must get a bit fed up with tourists going up and down their road, in fact the day before we saw a large group of people go in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jacandhow
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice little street where people actually live, they must get a bit fed up with tourists going up and down their road, in fact the day before we saw a large group of people go in. It's more or less opposite The Cathedral

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is such an unusual Street that you must include a stroll down it on any visit to Wells. The architecture is amazing.

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Oldest intact Medieval street in England. Quaint houses and a look at how they lived back then. This isn't really a sight-seeing place since all the buildings are used by the church school and so you can't go into any of them and it takes maybe ten minutes to wander around.

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Thank sandiablonde
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Has to be seen for the architecture. These are peoples homes and therefor there is always some "coming and going", it is however a must to see.

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Thank ColinRS0346
Perth Australia
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To se this perfect street of such old houses was really enjoyable. Walked up and down and chatted to a few people along the way. Lovely friendly place,

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Middlesboro, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just across the road from the cathedral and we'll worth the few extra minutes it takes. It's only about a block long and is one of the few (only?) medieval streets left in England.

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Thank Crawford B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This facades of this row of houses has remained unaltered since they were built several hundred years ago and maintain the old world charm lost in so many places.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see. Like going back in time. Beautiful old houses in a stunning setting. Wonderful on a sunny day.

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This street only need 20 minutes or so to visit but is very pretty and worth taking a photo of. According to the tour guide at the Bishop's Palace, this is the oldest purely residential street in the whole of Europe, and the only complete medieval street left in England. It would be amazing to live here in these Grade... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very informative and interesting. learnt a lot from our visit . Would defenately go back if visiting again.

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