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The Bishop's Palace

Wedding Venue
With over 800 years of history behind it, The Bishop's Palace is no stranger to providing elegant hospitality. This incredible wedding venue offers access to the medieval vaulted undercroft, the Long Gallery, a beautiful terrace, and acres of spectacular gardens - all of which make the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs.

What makes The Bishop's Palace a unique wedding venue?

Your very own palace for a day! The palace and gardens are available on an exclusive hire basis, if required, or the Palace buildings can be hired on their own, with the wedding party receiving admiring glances from visitors to the gardens. The venue can even be hired for lunches or evening parties, with total flexibility to build the wedding day of one's dreams. The in-house catering team works with each couple to create a menu to suit all tastes and budgets.

What is a typical wedding like at The Bishop's Palace?

Wedding photos at The Bishop's Palace will be so memorable, with backdrops including waterfalls, a well pool, a moat and drawbridge and over 14 acres of glorious gardens. The Long Gallery and the vaulted Undercroft will give a taste of medieval opulence, and the Croquet Lawn is the perfect finishing touch.

What Wedding Packages does The Bishop's Palace offer?

Packages range from all-inclusive for 60 people and upwards, Winter Weddings, and fully bespoke, with pick-your-own elements packages which will truly give you the day of your dreams.

What Extra facilities does The Bishop's Palace have to assist couples to have the perfect day?

There are stunning views to both Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor. Exclusive use of the Palace Room is offered, and when choosing the King and Queen wedding package, there is exclusivity from the Drawbridge onwards.

Where is The Bishop's Palace located?

The Bishop's Palace is in the centre of Wells, in Somerset.

Top facilities

Wedding Coordinator Available


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The Bishop's Palace

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We would definitely recommend the Bishop's Palace as a wedding venue. We were looking for somewhere beautiful that would allow us to have a more personal day than a standard hotel package and that is absolutely what we got. The Palace and gardens are really stunning and Kelly and her team were fl...

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Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

100 - 150 Guests Capacity

50 - 100 Guests Capacity

50 Guests or Less Capacity

Award Winning

Chapel on premises

Confetti Permitted

Eco Friendly

Horse and Carriage

Reception Only

Wheelchair Access

Dining Options

Alcohol License

Buffet Catering

Corkage Option

In House Catering

Seated Catering

Evening Entertainment

Entertainment licence

Staff Assistance

Wedding Coordinator Available



Arrival information and directions

Wells, Somerset, WellsBA5 2PD, United Kingdom

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