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Wells Information

The information presented on these Wells pages is based on the Wells City Centre Street Map and Guide

The telephone dialling code for Wells is 01749, international +44 1749.

WELLS TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE, Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, Somerset BA5 2RB. Tel 01749 672552, Fax 01749 670869. Email: Open: April to October daily, 9.30am-5.30pm. November to March daily 10am-4pm.
The Centre provides general tourist information, details of guided walks and local and regional events. They are ticket agents for the Playhouse Theatre, and for Avalon and Clapton Coaches, and sell discounted tickets for Wookey Hole and Cheddar Caves. The Centre sells a range of maps, guidebooks, gifts and souvenirs.


The Tourist Information Centre can provide information about local hotels and B&B, camping and caravan sites, self-catering and hostels, and offers a booking service. The National Book-A-Bed-Ahead scheme is also available. An accommodation list is available for a small charge.

Camping and Caravanning:
Mendip Heights Camping and Caravan Park
, Priddy, Nr. Wells. Tel: (01749) 870241.
Haybridge Caravan and Camping Park, Haybridge, Wells. Tel: (01749) 676869. Open all year.

Youth Hostels: Hillfield, Cheddar. Tel: 0870 770 5760. 53 beds. The Chalet, Ivythorn Hill, Street. Tel: 0870 770 6056. 28 beds.

EMERGENCY: In an emergency dial 999 for Police, Fire, Ambulance, Cave Rescue and Mountain Rescue.

Police Station: Glastonbury Road (B4). Contact the Central Switchboard on Tel: (01934) 635252.

Hospital: Wells and District Cottage Hospital, St. Thomas Street (E2). Minor A&E. Tel: (01749) 673154.

Doctors' Surgeries: Priory Health Centre, Glastonbury Road. Tel: (01749) 672137. Wells City Practice, Chamberlain Street. Tel: (01749) 673356.

Samaritans: Tel: 08457 909090.

LOCAL PRESS: The Wells Journal (every Thursday). Tel: (01749) 672430.

LOCAL RADIO: Orchard Radio, 102.6fm. Tel: (01823) 338448.

LIBRARY: Union Street (C2). Tel: (01749) 672292. Open Monday to Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm, Friday 9.30am-7pm, Saturday 9.30am-4pm.

CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU: Town Hall, Market Place (D2). Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tel: (01749) 675677.

POST OFFICE: Main Post Office in Market Place (D2).

BANKS with 24 hour cash dispensers: Barclays, 9 Market Place (D2). Tel: (01749) 313907; Lloyds TSB, 24-26 High Street (D2). Tel: 0845 0723333; HSBC, 1 Market Place (D2). Tel: 08457 404404; NatWest, 7 High Street (D2). Tel: 0845 6101234.


For further information about Wells, including a free visitor pack, please contact the Wells Visitor Information Service.

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