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Christmas in Wells

The Market will run on two Saturdays in December 11th and 18th 2021 (9am - 3pm). 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 11th and Saturday 18th December 2021, 9am to 3pm

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.

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The Bishop's Palace Green is accessed from 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.

By Bus -  For bus times visit  

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

Free festive parking is available in Wells on Saturday 18th December 2021.

Location map for car parks available in Wells: Icon for pdf Wells car parks map [272.74KB]

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

Thank you for showing interest, please complete the Christmas Market Expression of Interest form below.