Family Summer Trails

Family Summer Trails

Join the fun at The Bishop’s Palace from Saturday 24th July, when the summer family trails will begin – families can collect a trail, which will be different each week of the holidays, leading through the site, from the Ticket Office, or download from the...
Community Membership

Community Membership

Community Membership Community Membership is a new initiative from The Palace Trust to encourage local not-for-profit groups and organisations to make the most of this unique heritage site at the heart of Wells. The health benefits of visiting beautiful places with...
Members’ only evening July 2021

Members’ only evening July 2021

Join us… We would like to invite our members to an exclusive late opening evening for Members’ only. There’s no need to book, just turn up any time from 6-8pm (last entry 7:30pm) and show your Membership upon entry to enjoy exclusive access and see the gardens at a...
Pilates in the Gardens

Pilates in the Gardens

This July the Bishop’s Palace has teamed up with Pilates Instructor, Sally Frampton, to bring you a 4 week Pilates course. In each hour long session you are guided through mindful movements. Beginning with the fundamentals of breath and alignment you will focus mind...
The Black Death, Coronavirus and Bishop Ralph

The Black Death, Coronavirus and Bishop Ralph

Ralph of Shrewsbury – Bishop of Bath and Wells 1329 Died 1363 – Wiveliscombe **Some comparisons with  the approach to The Black Death of 1348 and to Coronavirus 2020 – Mike King ** Bishop Ralph’s tenure, as the Bishop of Bath and Wells, coincided with the spread of ...