History The White Hart Inn is a charming 15th century pub, possessing plenty of its original character yet tastefully refurbished. An authentic English pub by day, this venue can be transformed to accommodate your wedding celebrations. With catering and an events coordinator on site, this is the perfect choice for brides and grooms wanting an easy yet beautiful wedding. The medieval city is famous for several things, including its rich history. It got its name from the three wells located in the city believed to have curative powers. Wells dates back to the Roman era, where it was known to be home to a Roman settlement, most likely due to the springs. The city plays host to a number of historic buildings including Wells Cathedral and Vicars close.