The Setting

The Bishop’s Palace, in the heart of the historic and charming city of Wells, is a gorgeous medieval building set in 14 acres of RHS Partner Gardens, and has been home to lavish hospitality for over 800 years.

Just a stone’s throw from the Town Hall where you can hold your ceremony and adjacent to the infamous Wells Cathedral – there another beautiful ceremony option. The Bishop’s Palace is surrounded by a moat, and access is through the drawbridge – a breath-taking arrival for you and your guests.

Wells is also close to Bath and Bristol, making travelling easy whilst still being amongst the countryside.

The Vibe

The Bishop’s Palace is an incredible venue with so much character, history and beauty.

If you’re looking to impress your guests beyond belief, truly taking their breath away with every corner they turn, this is the venue for you. The Palace buildings offer extensive space for your wedding day, with enough room to accommodate all guests inside no matter what the weather is doing.

If the sun is shining, there are 14 acres of gardens to explore. Including the terrace and South Lawn – perfect for your drinks reception.

As part of their hire price, they provide all tables, chairs, table linen, glassware, cutlery and crockery, so you needn’t worry about those details. All your food is prepared onsite and some is even grown in their community garden! All staff for the day are included, and they have a range of drinks options available for you to choose from.