Destination guide

The friendly city of Wells awaits you

The area's cathedral and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Wells. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and cheese shops. Wells Cathedral and Wookey Hole are just a couple of the must-sees. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wells a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Wells

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Wells?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 581 vacation rentals near Wells. From 205 Houses to 222 Cottages, 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 HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wells?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wells:

  • Canon's Marsh: 43 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 63 vacation rentals
  • Southville: 33 vacation rentals
  • Bristol City Centre: 58 vacation rentals
  • Redcliffe: 46 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Wells?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 205 Houses in Wells. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wells include:

  • Cottages: 222 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 222 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wells?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Wells. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.