Foxglove Heights is situated on the North West outskirts of the historic city of Wells. This small city is home to approximately 12,000 people and its history dates back to Roman times.
Wells is located in the southern side of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This landscape is made up of gorges and valleys with impressive woodlands filled with an abundance of wildlife just waiting to be explored. Approximately ten minutes from Foxglove Heights, you’ll find Wookey Hole’s famous caves dating back millions of years, as well as other family attractions. For keen cyclists, The Strawberry Line cycle path is close-by, offering an 8-mile traffic free route through a variety of landscapes and the dramatic Cheddar Gorge. Wells Cathedral is located in the centre of the city offering free tours all year round and the nearby Bishops Palace is open daily to visitors. The city has a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, an independent cinema and many local community groups for ages and all interests.
Wells is home to several individual retailers such as Waitrose, Tesco and Morrisons as well as independent boutiques; perfect for a spot of retail therapy. There are a large number of cafés, bars and restaurants and there’s also a local market held twice weekly offering a fantastic range of local produce. For a wider variety of shops, Bristol is just one hour away with a great choice of high street brands as well as the popular Cribbs Causeway and Cabot Circus shopping centres.
Within 25 miles you can visit many attractions which include the famous caves at Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Glastonbury Abbey and Glastonbury Tor, Stourhead, Muchelney Abbey and the Fleet Air Arm Museum. The beautiful variety of landscapes ranging from coastal scenery, the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels provide a wonderful playground for all sorts of activities including, caving, abseiling, horse riding, walking, cycling and nature watching.
Wells is perfectly placed for getting around the county of Somerset. It’s located on the A39 which takes south to the popular town of Glastonbury and continues to join up with the M5 Motorway. Head 45 minutes North East from Wells on the A39 to reach the historic city of Bath with its many attractions and stunning architecture. Bristol airport can be reached in 40 minutes by car, with flights departing to a wide variety of European destinations and further afield including America. The city has a number of good bus connections with services running to Bristol, Bath, Weston-Super-Mare, Shepton Mallet and Glastonbury. A National Express coach connects Wells with London Victoria, and also stops at London Heathrow.
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