31 Jul

Wells: Discover the joy of a small city

Wells: Discover the joy of a small city

Wells may be one of the smallest cities in England but it has plenty to offer people looking for a change of scenery.

It is home to around 10,000 residents so manages to maintain a great community feel with some of the benefits that city living can bring.

The most attractive features of Wells are its numerous historic building, which may be a draw for history fans. These include the 13th century cathedral, palace and church, all enclosed in a walled precinct.

The whole region is home to a great number of locations that are perfect for families looking for a nice day out. Nearby attractions include the Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Kilver Court Gardens and Glastonbury Abbey & Tor.

For those willing to travel a little further, there is the stunning Somerset coastline, with seaside town Weston-Super-Mare, as well as a large number of National Trust and English Heritage properties, while aviation buffs can enjoy the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Ilchester.

The hit movie Hot Fuzz was filmed in Wells in summer 2006 and fans of the blockbuster can opt to take a special tour that visits many of the backdrops seen in the film.

People looking to buy property for sale in Wells can find a lot more about the city via the local museum.

The city also has a number of great facilities that will appeal to families, couples, professionals and retirees. As well as the Wells Film Centre, there is also the local Little Theatre which regularly hosts top-quality productions.

For anyone looking to stay healthy, there is the city's leisure centre which offers a number of sports facilities, as well as a sauna and steam room.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801738919-ADNFCR

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