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Wells, a city stroll
Introduction to Walk 2201

Photo from the walk - Wells, a city stroll

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Time - 0 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This Somerset stroll around one of Britain's smallest cities has plenty to keep you interested. Dominated by a beautiful Cathedral the stroll also includes many other historic buildings.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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