Christmas in Wells

The Market will run on two Saturdays in December 14th and 21st 2019 (9am - 4pm). Alongside our regular Saturday market we have an additional offering of stalls on the Bishops Palace Green, making it a must visit market in the build up to Christmas.

Christmas in Wells
The market will run on Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st December 2019, 9am to 4pm

Over 100 traders will fill Wells Market Place and the Bishops Palace Green with festive stalls, offering a range of gifts, crafts and food and drink produce, giving shoppers and visitors to the historic city the chance to pick up some gifts and indulgent treats for the festive period.

There will be music provided by various groups and choirs throughout the two Saturdays and a chance to take a selfie underneath our Christmas decorated arch of recycled plastic.

Wells Christmas Market on Social Media 

Don't forget to tag us in on your social media activity at the Wells Christmas Market. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and use the #WellsChristmasMarket #MendipMarkets

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market stall jewelsFree parking at Wells Christmas Market 

Free parking is available in Wells for the duration of the Christmas market, with free parking available in Mendip District Council owned car parks in Wells, from Wednesday 18 December to Tuesday 24 December 2019.

Find us:

Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RF

Getting there

By train -

  • Castle Cary train station is 12 miles from Wells. Taxis are available at Castle Cary train station.
  • from Bristol Temple Meads train station take First Bus 376 to Wells, details below.  The bus stops outside the train station and takes about 1 hour. 
  • from Bath Spa train station take First Bus 173 to Wells, details below.  The Bath bus station is located next to the railway station. The journey takes about 1 hour 20 minutes.

Christmas FiguresBy Bus -  For bus times visit  

By Car - For Wells markets use one of the town's car parks listed below.

Location map for car parks available in Wells: 

Union Street Car Park
Tucker Street Car Park
Princes Road Car Park
Tucker Street Car Park

In addition, Waitrose in Wells has long stay bays onsite which are chargeable, for location information please visit the Waitrose Wells branch information web page

Market Traders

We have unfortunately closed our applications for the Wells Christmas Market as all vacancies have been filled. Thank you for showing interest and we hope to hear from you next year!