The Bishop's Palace

The Bishop’s Palace in Wells has revealed that it will be hosting a Snowdrop Celebration in February.

The snowdrop themed event, the first of its kind at The Bishop’s Palace, will take place on 24th and 25th February 2018, between 10am and 4pm both days.

The special weekend will celebrate an array of snowdrops which will be on display throughout the attraction’s gardens.

Groups visiting will be invited to follow the Snowdrop Walk to experience the Moat banks carpeted with snowdrops and cross the Willow Bridge to enjoy the arboretum full of different varieties of snowdrops.

To complement the gardens, there will also be a selection of snowdrop-themed stalls in the Stable Yard Room, with snowdrop art, gifts and a selection of common and rare varieties of snowdrops on offer to buy and take home.

The snowdrop themed activities and events are included with general admission to The Bishop’s Palace. Group tickets rates are available and can also include expert-led tours and free admission for GTOs and coach drivers.

About The Bishop’s Palace

The Bishop’s Palace is an 800-year-old home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells. The Medieval palace is also home to the wells and ancient springs that gave the city its name.

There are 14 acres of gardens to explore including formal planted gardens. Visitors can also discover the Great Hall, waterfalls, well pools, a Community Garden and the new Garden of Reflection.

The Palace buildings open to the public include a Medieval undercroft, a Long Gallery, hung with portraits of former bishops, exhibition space and the Medieval Chapel.

There is a café serving produce from the gardens, drinks, cakes and light meals and a gift shop. The site is accessible for wheelchair users, with new, even pathways in the gardens and a lift in the Palace building.

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