Wells Cathedral, in Wells, Somerset, England is one of the world's finest examples of mediaeval Gothic architecture. The existing structure, including the cloisters, date from the early 12th century.
Wells is the second smallest cathedral city in England (after the City of London) and was founded in 1205. It is located at the foot of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. It was named after the fact that there are three wells in the city closely associated with the cathedral.