Wells Cathedral, Divine Landscapes & Inspiring England

Encounter mediaeval England & natural beauty! Explore the ancient city of Wells, its stunning Cathedral & Bishop's Palace before venturing deep into the English countryside for a day you'll never forget.

"The best tour I have ever been on!" - Sarah B. Read more reviews.


Journey back in time to encounter one of England's greatest mediaeval marvels, the time-frozen city of Wells.

Explore the Cathedral, the first Gothic building in England and admire its many treasures and hidden gems.

Visit the impressive walled and moated Bishop's palace, the historic home to the powerful Bishops of Bath and Wells, and today host to one of the most bucolic gardens in the South-west.

Then, venture to Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills to encounter the kind of magnificent and quintessential English countryside that you've always imagined, alongside a few fascinating hidden gems that will leave you awe-struck.

Enjoy a day out like no other, leaving you with memories you'll treasure forever.

What's Included

Pick up and return to your Bath accommodation

We also collect guests from the front of Bridgwater House, BA1 1LN.

Enjoy lunch at a beautiful country inn

Lunch is not included (so you can choose whatever you want from the extensive menu).

Encounter the magical Wells Cathedral & Bishops' Palace on a private, guided tour

Entrance tickets

All entrance tickets are included in the price of this experience.

Discover Cheddar Gorge & some of England's most beautiful, bucolic scenery

Travel in a luxurious vehicle

Enjoy wide, comfortable seats, air-conditioning, large windows, and on-board refreshments.

What to expect

  • 9:00am1. Pick up from your accomodation

  • 1 hour2. Travel south from Bath crossing the stunning, ancient Mendip Hills.

  • 10:00am3. Explore the tiny, historic city of Wells, its Cathedral and the gardens of its Bishops’ Palace.

  • 30 mins4. Venture through breath-taking countryside and down narrow lanes.

  • 12:30pm5. Enjoy a fabulous lunch in a characterful, historic country inn.

  • 30 minutes6. Travel through breath-taking countryside on a scenic drive off the beaten track.

  • 2pm7. Stop for cheese tasting at the Cheddar Cheese company, at the base of Cheddar Gorge.

  • 1 hour8. Travel back towards Bath, stopping at a fascinating hidden gem if time permits!

  • 4.15-5:00pm8. Drop back at your accommodation

    Arrive back in Bath, exhilarated yet relaxed and having enjoyed a day that has exceeded your expectations.



Most amazing day experience!

"The tour guides are all so friendly and inclusive, getting to know them all and everyone else on the tour and sharing the experience with them is what makes it so special. If you want an unforgettable experience, tailored to you and others on the tour, and to get to know some amazing people do book on these tours! You'll learn so much about the beautiful places you visit, the history and also about the cultures and people you share the experience with."


A wonderful trip!!

"We had an excellent day-long excursion! Our tour guide Jules demonstrated a wealth of knowledge, taking us to interesting sights we would not have known to look for. Grateful for his friendly and easy-going nature! Would highly recommend this tour of prehistoric sights and charming towns."


Super Touring Company Super Guides

"Jules #1 and Rolland can't forget Jules #2 and Will, were fantastic or should I say "brilliant!", guides, drivers and new friends. If private, personal and rewarding touring is what you want, this is the company and people for you. Our times together far exceeded our expectations. We loved Bath and the Cotswold villages were like calendar pages. We won't forget our time there."

Get in touch if you have any questions by emailing hello@inandbeyondbath.com.