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  • Writer's pictureChris Winter

The Swan Hotel (4)

Updated: May 23

King Henry VII, Winston Churchill and Queen Anne of Denmark have all stayed at the Swan hotel



Did you know that King Henry VII, Winston Churchill and Queen Anne of Denmark have all stayed at the Swan in Wells? Most people don’t, which is one reason for installing a blue plaque listing some of the hotel’s most famous guests



The Swan hotel with its Blue Plaque proudly displayed by the entrance. Photo by Phil Broek.
The Swan hotel with its Blue Plaque proudly displayed by the entrance. Photo by Phil Broek.


“We want to record interesting pieces of our city’s history for local people,” said Civic Society vice-chairman Philip Welch, who is leading the project. “Also we hope the plaques will prove an added attraction for the visitors who are critical to the economy of Wells.”



Blue Plaque map, City of Wells
The Swan Hotel is at location 4

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