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The Bishop's Palace
Discover Somerset’s only medieval Palace a true hidden gem in the heart of England’s smallest city, Wells. Home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years, the stunning Palace is surrounded by a moat and 14 acres of picturesque, romantic and wild gardens, you will also discover a ruined Great Hall an arboretum and the well pools that give the City its name it is open daily for all to enjoy. Come and see the world famous resident swans ringing a bell alongside the gatehouse when they want food! Events take place throughout the year and you can enjoy a guided walk daily a peaceful chapel to rest in bespoke souvenirs to take home and a café that serves mouth-watering lunch, light bites and great coffee. Visitors can enjoy free access to the family and dog friendly café, shop, toilets and stable yard area. Paid admission applies to the Palace building, gardens, chapel and events. Children under five years old are free. For details of location, opening hours, admission fees visit the official website of the Bishop’s Palace.
Cerne Abbas Giant
The Cerne Abbas Giant is a 180 feet (55m) tall chalk figure that is carved into the hillside overlooking the Dorset village of Cerne Abbas. It is best viewed from a viewpoint on the A353 road, which is the main Dorchester to Sherbourne road. The true origin of this figure is not known. One theory believes that it is over 1,500 years old and represents the Roman God, Hercules, whilst other theories believe it is more recent and represents a long list of different historical figures. The first recorded reference to this carving dates from 1694. The Cerne Abbas Giant is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and it is in the care of the National Trust
Monkey World is a 65 acres site that houses over 150 different Primates. It is described as an Ape rescue centre and the animals that are here have been rescued from all over the World. The ultimate aim of this sanctuary, wherever possible, is to return these animals back to the wild. Since the centre was founded in 1987 dozens of animals have been returned back to their natural habitat. The sanctuary is open daily from 10am until 5pm between September and June and from 10am until 6pm during July and August. Admission charges are: Adult - £10 (15 Euros) Child - £7 (10.5 Euros) Concessions - £7 (10.5 Euros) Family ticket - £30 (45 Euros) Family ticket is valid for 2 adults and 2 children