The City Arms

Olde City Gaol

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Great Food


Dog Friendly

Free Wifi

Family Friendly


The City Arms has a rich history.

The original building dates from 1549 when it was the City Gaol which remains intact including original barred windows, locks and chains and a solitary cell. In more recent years, we have been serving the finest food and drink in the city.

The building is steeped in history.

Character & Comfort in the Centre of Wells

There are three comfortable, homely rooms at the City Arms, each uniquely designed. All are ensuite, with WiFi, flat screen TVs and in-room coffee and tea-making facilities. Two rooms are double, and the other is a twin. Included in each are crisp, cotton sheets, duck feather duvets and walk-in showers, all fit for a king!

Each room is £75 a night. To book or enquire, get in contact with us by phone at +0044 (1749) 677768, by email at