Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions are answered by following each of these links

Wells Cathedral Communion (open ringing)

  • 1st & 3rd Sundays 8.45am - 9.45am​

Wells Cathedral evensong

  • 2nd 4th & 5th Sundays 1.30pm - 3pm
  • By arrangement only for quarter peals

St Cuthberts (open ringing)

  • 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays 9am - 10am​

Planned Sunday Ringing Times

Wells Cathedral

  • 1st Friday of the month
  • 7.30pm - 9pm
  • Doors locked at 7.45pm
  • Entry by NW door under West Front

St Cuthberts

  • Other Fridays (when not at cathedral)
  • 7.30pm - 9pm

List Practice nights

Cathedral Peals

  • 2 peals a year selected by ballot​
  • To enter the ballot, contact the cathedral tower correspondent in the previous year for consideration
  • A 3rd peal rung by invitation around St Andrew's Day (end of November)

​St Cuthberts Peals

  • On application to St Cuthberts tower correspondent
  • Wells Cathedral
  • Bishop's Palace
  • St Cuthberts (by arrangement)
  • Union Street car park
  • Market Place (by Square Edge Cafe behind Town Hall)
  • Bus station

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Market Place parking

  • closed Wednesday and Saturday for market
  • max stay 1 hour​

Union Street Car Park

  • short stay
  • fills up quickly on saturdays
  • max stay 3 hrs​

Whiting Way (Waitrose) car park

  • short stay ground floor
  • long stay upper floor​

Cathedral Green

  • on street parking
  • limited time monday-saturday 8am-6pm 2hrs,
  • no return for 2hrs
  • fills up quickly at popular cathedral events​

St Cuthberts Street

  • On street parking
  • limited time Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm 1hr
  • no return for 1hr
    • Note: Priest Row round the corner is limited to 30mins
    • no return for 1hr

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Ringing in Wells Cathedral and St Cuthberts