Welcome to Shepton Mallet Tourist Information and Heritage Centre.  To contact us and for our opening times, please click HERE

Our service includes:                                          

  • Bus and Coach Timetables, click here.  To find out buses and coaches that depart from a stop, click here and type your bus stop ie Shepton Mallet Station Road, you wish to catch the bus from. 
  • Come and see our new Shepton Mallet Lambs for £11.95 and the bears for £8.95!
  • Listings and links to events happening in the Shepton Mallet area (scroll down for information). 
  • A wide range of free information on attractions, accommodation, theatres, transport, cycling and walks.
  • Information on local hotels, bed-and-breakfast, farmhouse, self-catering and camping accommodation and caravan and tent hire.
  • SAVER TICKETS for events and attractions in the town and surrounding countryside including major events at the Royal Bath and West Showground and local events.  
  • Booking Agent for Berrys Coaches Superfast Service to London, Southwest Coaches,
  • Ordance Survey, Explorer, Road, East & Mendip Way Walk, The Yellow Walk Maps and Historical maps.
  • Traditional locally made Somerset Cider Mugs plus vintage cider mugs.  Cider Mugs - 1 handle/½ pint, 1 handle/ 1 pint, 2 Handles/1 pint, Cider Tankards - 2 & 3 handled/ 1 & 3 pints, Jugs, Flagon.  Click here for more information on our gift and card range.
  • Postcards, books, pictures, local souvenirs, walking leaflets, guides and Heritage trails. 
  • Spy & Murder Mystery Themed Treasure Trails - local towns
  • The social and industrial history of the town, from pre-Roman times to the present day, is depicted in displays within the Centre and a large selection of books to purchase.
  • Local crafts for sale.
  • Coasters, Teddies, Bookmarks, Pens, Magnets, Children Watches, Keyrings, Children Books, Activity Books
  • Most major Debit and Credit Cards accepted (min spend £10).


Latest News





  • Cheddar Caves 
  • The West Somerset Railway
  • Local Theatres  - Theatre Tokens available
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • The Los Palmas 6 tribute Madness Band - 9th June
  • Royal Bath & West Show - 30th May to 2nd June

  • Yeovilton Air Day - 7th July 18

  • NASS Festival - 7th July 18

  • Mid Somerset Show - 19th August 18

  • Frome Cheese Show - 8th September 18

  • Craft4Crafters - 18th & 20 October 18

  • WESTFEST - 27th October 18

Forthcoming Events

20/07/2018Toddler Explorers - Super Shells
20/07/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
20/07/2018Leo Sayer - Cheese and Grain
20/07/2018 - 22/07/2018Flower Festival - Doulting
20/07/2018Steve Tilston - Lamyatt Village Hall
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape
20/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wells Country Market
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Loaf Bakehouse
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Pumpkins Deli, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - The George Inn, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Hectors Farm Shop, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Pisces Fish Shop, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - The Smokehouse at the Wheatsheaf Inn, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wilkins Cider Farm, Wedmore
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Bocabar, Glastonbury
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Glastonbury Vineyard
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Plotgate CSA, Barton St David
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Pitney Farm Cafe
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - School Farm, Muchelney
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Dykes Farm, Stoke St Gregory
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Godminster Farm
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Westcombe Dairy
20/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Greenfield Cafe
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Cheeky Bean Cafe, Shepton Mallet
20/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Talk at the Cheeky Bean Cafe, Shepton Mallet
20/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Peppers, Shepton Mallet
20/07/2018Shepton Mallet - Free tennis and bowls
21/07/2018ACEarts - Artist Talk with Pip Woolf
21/07/2018Godney Gathering
21/07/2018Shepton Mallet Community Hospital Fete
21/07/2018Prosecco & Fizz Festival
21/07/2018Glastonbury Abbey - The Tempest Eboracum Baroque
21/07/2018Street - Men's Shed
21/07/2018 Hillfolk Noir - Castle Cary
21/07/2018 - 22/07/2018Somerset Steam and Country Show
21/07/2018Wells - free tennis
21/07/2018Wells Civic Society - Art 360
21/07/2018Health & Well Being Open Day
21/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wookey Farm, Monksford, Wookey
21/07/2018 - 27/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Burcott Mill, Wookey, Wells, BA5 1NJ
21/07/2018 - 22/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Hollybrook Farm, Westbury Sub Mendip
21/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Talk at the Cheeky Bean Cafe, Shepton Mallet
21/07/201890th Anniversary Hog Roast for Shepton Mallet Royal British Legion
21/07/2018 Doulting Film Night - Shape of Water
22/07/2018Supergroom South West
22/07/2018Binegar Open Gardens
22/07/2018Mendip Ramblers
22/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Fenny Castle Vineyard
23/07/2018 - 22/08/2018Adventure Day Camps - Summer - Mill on the Brue
23/07/2018Street - Health Walk
23/07/2018An introduction to smoke burnished pottery - with Andrew Eddleston
23/07/2018Green Gardeners - Tour
23/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Charles Dowding
23/07/2018Bingo at The Prestleigh Inn
24/07/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
24/07/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
24/07/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
24/07/2018An introduction to slab built pottery - with Andrew Eddleston
24/07/2018Chilcompton - Garden Club
24/07/2018Street - Men's Shed
24/07/2018Chilcompton - Garden Club
24/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Pitney Farm and Shop
24/07/2018 - 26/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Harry's Cider, Long Sutton
25/07/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
25/07/2018East Somerset Railway - Family Day - Pirates and Princesses!
25/07/2018An introduction to coiled pots -with Andrew Eddleston
25/07/2018 - 01/09/2018Summer at Wookey Hole
25/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wells Market
25/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Hollybrook Farm, Westbury Sub Mendip
25/07/2018 - 27/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Community Garden, Glastonbury
25/07/2018 - 28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Cracknell's Farm, Langport
25/07/2018Dunster Country Fair
26/07/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
26/07/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
26/07/2018Family Fun - Awesome Archaeology
26/07/2018Budding Ecologists workshop
26/07/2018West Mendip Walkers
26/07/2018Mendip Ramblers
26/07/2018Britten Youth String Orchestra at Bishop's Palace, Wells
26/07/2018A Story in Stone” Wells Building Stone Heritage Guided walk
27/07/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly (longer walk)
27/07/2018Chaka Demus and Pliers at Cheese and Grain
27/07/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Family Activity - Dig & Discover
27/07/2018Beginners Knitting Workshop
27/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wells Country Market
27/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Bioaqua, Wedmore
28/07/2018 - 10/08/2018New Wine United National Gatherings - 28 July to 11 August
28/07/2018Dangerous Day for Dads - Mill on the Brue
28/07/2018Wells - Health Walk
28/07/2018Makers Market at Cheese and Grain
28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra - Merlin Theatre
28/07/2018Tim Pitman at The Travellers Rest (on A37)
28/07/2018Paradisi Gloria at Wells Cathedral
28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Wells Market
28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Hollybrook Farm, Westbury Sub Mendip
28/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Pizza making at Barton Inn
29/07/2018Music in the Park - The Drystones & Mangledwurzels
29/07/2018The Tempest - Bishop's Palace, Wells
29/07/2018Taste the Landscape - Fenny Castle Vineyard
30/07/2018An introduction to slab built pottery with Andrew Eddleston
30/07/2018 - 17/08/2018Go Wild at Carymoor
30/07/2018Wessex Stationary Engine Club
31/07/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
31/07/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
31/07/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
31/07/2018An introduction to sgraffito decoration - with Andrew Eddleston
31/07/2018Fairy Cave Quarry Botany and Geology Walk
01/08/2018Wells - Health Walk - fortnightly
01/08/2018An introduction to coiled pots -with Andrew Eddleston
01/08/2018 - 11/08/2018Somer Inspirations Art Exhibition - Wells
01/08/2018Bruce Barthol at Shepton Mallet Bowls Club
02/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
02/08/2018 - 05/08/2018Music and Arts Festival - Sat in a field August 2, 3, 4, & 5
02/08/2018Shepton Mallet U3A - Monthly speaker - Dawn Lawrence
02/08/2018Families Day - Superheros at East Somerset Railway
02/08/2018 - 04/08/2018Seussical the Musical at Frome Memorial Theatre
02/08/2018Whatley Quarry Tours with Somerset Earth Science Centre
03/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
03/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Make a Lavender Favour
03/08/2018An introduction to press moulded pottery - with Andrew Eddleston
03/08/2018 - 05/08/2018Valleyfest 2018 - Family Friendly Festival
03/08/2018Whatley Quarry Tours with Somerset Earth Science Centre
03/08/2018Pen Hill Geo Walk “The southern slopes of Pen Hill – 200 million years of geology on Wells doorstep”
04/08/2018Glastonbury Extravaganza
04/08/2018 Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2018
04/08/2018Castle Cary Gardenng Association 70th Annual Show
04/08/2018Family Funday - “It’s A Blast at Westbury Quarry”
06/08/2018Street - Health Walk
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018Off the Street - 2018 - activity workshops or events
07/08/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
07/08/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
07/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
07/08/2018Family Fun - Meadows and Minibeasts
07/08/2018Torr Works Quarry Tours with Somerset Earth Science Centre
07/08/2018Torr Works Quarry Tours with Somerset Earth Science Centre
08/08/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
08/08/2018Kilmersdon Gardeners Talk
09/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
09/08/2018Family Fun - Farmyard Fun
09/08/2018Family Fun: Woodland Survival Day
10/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
10/08/2018Grandmaster Flash at Cheese and Grain
10/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Make a rocking paper plate rabbit
10/08/2018Pen Hill Geo Walk part 2
11/08/2018Draycott and Rodney Stoke Village Show
12/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Fun Dog Show
12/08/2018“Mendip Lead Mining” Guided Walk
12/08/2018Cranmore Village Fair
13/08/2018Bingo at The Prestleigh Inn
14/08/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
14/08/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
14/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
14/08/2018 Batts Combe Quarry Tour – a Limestone Legacy
14/08/2018Batts Combe Quarry Tour – a Limestone Legacy
15/08/2018Wells - Health Walk - fortnightly
16/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
16/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
16/08/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet - longer version
17/08/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
17/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Glastonbury Tor
17/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - What - no chips!
18/08/2018 - 19/08/2018Fit Festival 2018
18/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Three Musketeers - IK Productions
18/08/2018Madness Tribute - One Step Behind - Wookey Hole
18/08/2018Milton Clevedon events presents: A Blues Night
18/08/2018Banwell Bone Caves Tour– “Geological aspects of Banwell Caves and Follies”
19/08/2018Mid Somerset Show
20/08/2018Street - Health Walk
20/08/2018 - 28/08/2018Colourscape at The Holburne Museum, Bath
21/08/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
21/08/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
21/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
21/08/2018Family Fun: Ahoy there! Pond and Pirate Day
22/08/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
23/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
23/08/2018Family Fun: Viking Experience
24/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
24/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Fondant Flowers
24/08/2018Fossil Fun Friday at Writhlington, Radstock
25/08/2018Summer Festival in a Day
25/08/2018Sense and Sensibility
25/08/2018 - 27/08/2018Free walking festival - Ditcheat
26/08/2018Giant Flea Market
27/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Outdoor Film - War Horse
27/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Make a Sunflower
27/08/2018Bingo at The Prestleigh Inn
27/08/2018City of Wells Moat Boat Races
28/08/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
28/08/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
28/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
29/08/2018Family Fossil and Rocky Funday
29/08/2018Rainbow Ramble Sponsored Walk and Treasure Hunt
30/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
30/08/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
30/08/2018Family Fun - Magical Creatures
31/08/2018Inflatables Day - Collett Park
31/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
31/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Corn Dollies
01/09/2018 - 02/09/2018Truck Fest South West
01/09/2018Banwell Bone Caves Tour– “Geological aspects of Banwell Caves and Follies”
01/09/2018 - 02/09/2018Late Summer Weekend - West Somerset Railway
03/09/2018Street - Health Walk
04/09/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
04/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
05/09/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
05/09/2018Wells - Health Walk - fortnightly
06/09/2018Shepton Mallet U3A - Monthly speaker - Emma Parker
06/09/2018“Mendip Lead Mining” – Guided Walk
07/09/2018 - 08/09/2018The South West Motorshow Home
07/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly (longer walk)
07/09/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Night at the Abbey 2018
07/09/2018Steam and Cream Special - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
08/09/2018The Gruffalo at West Somerset Railway
08/09/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Old Herbaceous - Kick in the Head Productions at Abbey House
08/09/2018Banwell Bone Caves Tour– “Geological aspects of Banwell Caves and Follies”
08/09/2018Leveret on Tour
10/09/2018“Sketching the Quarry Faces at Fairy Caves” Adults workshop at Fairy Cave Quarry
10/09/2018Bingo at The Prestleigh Inn
11/09/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
11/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
12/09/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme
12/09/2018Charterhouse Classic Car Auction
14/09/2018 - 16/09/2018Largest Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair in the West
14/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
14/09/2018 - 16/09/2018Somer Valley Walking Festival
15/09/2018Music for the Mind - Charity Fund Raising
15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018Antiques and Collectors Fair - Weekend
15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018West Somerset Railway - Forties Weekend
15/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk
15/09/2018 Pirate Party Night at Wookey Hole
15/09/2018Murder Mystery - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018Toby's Harvest Festival - Forde Abbey
16/09/2018Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
17/09/2018Street - Health Walk
18/09/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
18/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
18/09/2018Mendips Natural Resources
19/09/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
19/09/2018Wells - Health Walk - fortnightly
19/09/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Dowsing Made Easy - Members Talk
21/09/2018Toddler Explorers - Beside the Sea
21/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
21/09/2018Cheese and Cider - Summer Service - West Somerset Railway
21/09/2018Steam and Cream Special - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
22/09/2018 - 23/09/2018The Wedding Showcase - 22 - 23 September 2018
22/09/2018Dangerous Day for Dads - Mill on the Brue
22/09/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Medieval Banquet
22/09/2018Needle Felting Workshop: World in a Tea Cup or Jam Jar
22/09/2018Wells- Somerset Vintage Fair
22/09/2018Stone Carving Workshop with Tanya Josham
25/09/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
25/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
25/09/2018Bingo at The Prestleigh Inn
26/09/2018 - 27/09/2018Boden Clothes Sales
27/09/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
27/09/2018Expressive charcoal drawing for adults with Kate Lynch
27/09/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
28/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly (longer walk)
30/09/2018ACEarts - International Elder Day Event
30/09/2018Charterhouse History and Black Down Industrial Archaeology Walk
02/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
03/10/2018The Dairy Show
04/10/2018An evening with Brigid Keenan (The Sixities and Me) -at the Chapel, Bruton
06/10/2018Felt Making with Lydia Needle
06/10/2018Fish and Chip Specials - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
07/10/2018Toy & Train Collectors Fair
09/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
10/10/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme
11/10/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
13/10/2018ACEarts - Anodised Aluminium Jewellery Workshop
13/10/2018A Celebration of Autumn
13/10/2018Be a Chorister for a day
13/10/2018Burrington Combe Geo Walk with Dr Peter Hardy
14/10/2018Giant Flea Market
14/10/2018“Somerset Coal Field walk Radstock”: Middle Pit & Clandown walk with the Mendip Society
16/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
16/10/2018Batts Combe Quarry Tour – a Limestone Legacy
18/10/2018 - 20/10/2018Craft4Crafters - 18 - 20 October 2018 - Advance Saver Tickets available in your SMTIC
18/10/2018 - 19/10/2018Circus of Horrors at Wookey Hole
18/10/2018 Halecombe Quarry Geology Tour
19/10/2018Toddler Explorers - Night Animals
19/10/2018The Wookey Hole Caves Pumpkin Competition
20/10/2018 - 03/11/2018Halloween at Wookey Hole – special event
20/10/2018Needle Felting Workshop: Witches and Warlocks Plus Halloween Decorations Special
20/10/2018Murder Mystery - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
21/10/2018Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
21/10/2018“Explore Ebbor Gorge” Family Funday
23/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
24/10/2018Spooktacular at Collett Park
25/10/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
26/10/2018 - 27/10/2018City of Wells Beer Festival
27/10/2018Westfest Music Festival
27/10/2018Wookey Hole - Halloween Party
27/10/2018 - 29/10/2018Halloween - East Somerset Railway
28/10/2018Mendip Rocks! Festival Finale at Wells Museum “Geo Resources in our lives”
29/10/2018Three Chefs Express on the Quantock Belle
30/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
01/11/2018Family Fun - Fizz, Bang, Pop! - Firework inspired crafts
02/11/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Make a bouncing spider
03/11/2018 - 04/11/2018The Footman James Classic Vehicle Resoration Show - 3 - 4 November
06/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
06/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
07/11/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme - AGM
08/11/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
09/11/2018Largest Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair in the West
10/11/2018 - 11/11/2018Antique and Collectors Fair
10/11/2018Wells- Somerset Vintage Fair
13/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
13/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
16/11/2018Toddler Explorers - Africa
17/11/2018ACEarts - Artist Talk with Jon England
17/11/2018 - 18/11/2018Homebuilding & Renovation Show
17/11/2018 - 06/01/2019Winter Wonderland at Wookey Hole – special event
17/11/2018Needle Felting Workshop: Fairy tale
18/11/2018Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
20/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
20/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
20/11/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Victorian Shopping Evening
22/11/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
24/11/2018 - 24/12/2018Santa South West Christmas Village
27/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
29/11/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
01/12/2018Shepton Mallet Lantern Festival Workshops - 2018
01/12/2018ACEarts - Late Night Christmas Shopping
01/12/2018A Very Victorian Christmas
01/12/2018Murder Mystery - West Somerset Railway
04/12/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
06/12/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
11/12/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
12/12/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme
15/12/2018Christmas Market - Collett Park Cafe
16/12/2018Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
18/12/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
20/12/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
27/12/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
15/02/2019 - 17/02/2019Snowdrop Festival 2019 - 15 - 17 February - Shepton Mallet