• 1st January - 31st December

    The Bishop's Palace 800th Year Celebrations

    The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is looking forward to a very significant birthday in 2020 as it celebrates 800 years since the beginning of the building’s construction.

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  • 1st March - 31st May

    Swan News

    Keep up-to-date with the swans on the Palace moat.

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  • 16th March - 31st July

    Site Closed Until Further Notice

    Site Closed Until Further Notice

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  • 18th March - 1st July

    Palace building online room sheets

    Digital room sheets for your visit

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  • 20th March - 31st May

    CANCELLED - Family Activity Sheets to Download

    Downloadable Family Trails - The Gardens of The Bishop's Palace are still open during this period, offering a safe, 'No Contact' outdoor space for children and families.

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  • 29th March - 30th June

    Wells Coronavirus Network

    Find out more or get help

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  • 4th - 19th April

    CANCELLED - Easter Holiday Family Trails

    Our Easter Family Trail runs from 4th - 19th April.

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  • 9th April

    CANCELLED - Nature Ninjas - Meet the Lambs!

    At our Easter Nature Ninjas sessions, children will be able to meet two lambs with their mother , and take part in other wool-based activities.

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  • 11th April

    CANCELLED Medieval Falconry Day

    Join us at The Bishop's Palace this April for our popular Medieval Falconry Day.

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  • 24th April

    POSTPONED: Wells Film Festival - Grease Sing-Along

    Please note that this event is postponed until further notice

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  • 1st - 2nd May

    Palace 800 - Palace Pageant

    Join us for a dramatised performance of 800 years of history in one evening!

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  • 13th May

    Palace 800: Stories of the Stones

    POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: A 200 million year history in stone: a fascinating talk on the stones used to build The Bishop’s Palace.

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  • 26th July

    POSTPONED Macbeth - Outdoor Theatre at the Palace

    This summer at The Bishop's Palace, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men; the UK’s premier all male theatre company -with direct links to the history of William Shakespeare - presents the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth.

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