Fixed Date Special Interest Tours

Wells Cathedral West Front

The Cathedral runs a number of fixed date special interest tours for our visitors which run on specific dates during the year.

Our team of tour guides are experts on the Cathedral and their specialist subjects, injecting every tour with fascinating stories and insights into this unique place. Our fixed date tours run at a specified time and date during the year, last between 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours and can accommodate up to 15 people per party.  They do need to be pre-booked.

Tour themes:

Themes include in-depth looks at the Cathedral’s unique stained glass, stone carvings, gothic architecture, embroideries or our chained library. Click on the theme of your choice below for more information on each tour and to make an online booking*:

Stained Glass tour dates

Stone Carvings tour dates

A Doorway to Gothic Architecture tour dates

Embroideries tour dates

Chained Library tour dates

To book:

You can book yourself and friends or a group onto these fixed date special interest tours via the Cathedral’s Box Office on 01749 671663 or in person from our shops at the low price of £10 per person. We also take online bookings* which are subject to a small booking fee. Click on the tour theme of your choice above to make an online booking.

Tourists admire the West Front

Want to bring your Group to the Cathedral but can’t make these dates?  Our Visits team can talk to you about tailoring a group visit to suit the date and theme of your choice.  Click here to find out more.

*You can book up to ten people per transaction via the website