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“One of oldest occupied streets in world!”
Review of Vicar's Close

Vicar's Close
Ranked #3 of 29 things to do in Wells
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed November 6, 2011

Stunningly beautiful! Could imagine Jane Austen visiting the cottages!

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Reviewed October 30, 2011

Claimed to be the oldest purely residential street still intact in all of Europe (from the mid 14th century), this is super charming and just around the corner from the beautiful Wells cathedral.

A bit of history that is free and definitely worth a few minutes.

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Reviewed September 23, 2011

This street is reputed to be the oldest surviving street that has remained intact in Britain. It is located near the Cathedral on its left side. The street is full of Gothic buildings and feels like a scene from a Medieval film. Just beautiful!

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Reviewed September 14, 2011

This is well worth the short (3 minutes or so) pleasant walk along the side of the cathedral, past the music school. It's hard to believe that this is one of the oldest continuously inhabited streets -- it's beautifully maintained -- but the buildings are unmistakeably medieval, and from the conversations we overheard it was clear that the residents are still choir members or in one case a verger!

Thank Gl0beExpl0rer
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile
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