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

17/08/2018Health Walk - Shepton Mallet
17/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Glastonbury Tor
17/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - What - no chips!
17/08/2018Mendip Society Dry Stone Walling - training sessions
17/08/2018Wild Art - Ham Wall Nature Reserve
17/08/2018Glastonbury - Craft workshop
17/08/2018Wells - Author Talk
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”
18/08/2018Green Gardeners tour
18/08/2018StokeFest music festival
18/08/2018 - 25/08/2018Bruton Art Society 2018 Exhibition
18/08/2018Wells Record and CD Fair
18/08/2018Glastonbury - Walk: A History & Christianity Roots Walk
18/08/2018Meet the Sikhs - The Bishop's Green, Wells
18/08/2018The Pickled Inn, Evercreech - live music from Groovecat
19/08/2018Mid Somerset Show
19/08/2018Mendip Ramblers - Wessex Ridgeway
19/08/2018St Cuthbert's Church, Wells - cream teas
19/08/2018Rare Plant Fair - Bishop's Palace
19/08/2018Wells Cathedral - glass trail
19/08/2018Solution Focused Hypnotherapy at Mid Somerset Show
19/08/2018Beginners Stone Carving Course - Avalon Marshes Centre
19/08/2018Best Western Country Tour - Vintage Classic Car Rally - Wells
19/08/2018Mendip Ramblers - Dorset - 10.5 miles/16.9 kms
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
22/08/2018Children's Storytelling - at Wells Library
22/08/2018Glass painting at Wells Cathedral
22/08/2018Wells: Children's Stories
22/08/2018West Horrington - Board Game Group
23/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
23/08/2018Family Fun: Viking Experience
23/08/2018West Mendip Walkers
23/08/2018Treasure Island by Boxtree Theatre at Bishop's Palace, Wells
23/08/2018Glastonbury Walk - from Glastonbury to Avalon
23/08/2018 Street - Men's Shed
24/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
24/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Fondant Flowers
24/08/2018Fossil Fun Friday at Writhlington, Radstock
24/08/2018Somerset Rural Youth Project FETE - Collett Park
24/08/2018Glastonbury Walk - Discover Bride's Mound History, Legent & Myth
25/08/2018Summer Festival in a Day - Somerset Rural Life Museum
25/08/2018Sense and Sensibility
25/08/2018 - 27/08/2018Free walking festival - Ditcheat
25/08/2018Wings and Wheels - 19th Annual Staging
25/08/2018 - 27/08/2018Bowlore Medieval Weekend at Bishop's Palace, Wells
25/08/2018Evercreech Annual Fun Dog Show
25/08/2018Glastonbury - Big Craft and Vintage Fair
25/08/2018Glastonbury - Walk: A History & Christianity Roots Walk
26/08/2018Giant Flea Market
26/08/2018Oxfam Quiz - Britannia Inn, Wells
26/08/2018Tower Open - St Cuthbert's Church, Wells
26/08/2018Coleford Village Day and Dog Show
26/08/2018Chilcompton Fringe Festival
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
27/08/2018Baltonsborough Village Show
27/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Outdoor Cinema - War Horse
28/08/2018Collett Park Cafe - Bouncy Tuesdays
28/08/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
28/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Tuesdays Weekly
28/08/2018 Glastonbury Abbey Outdoor Cinema - Grease 40th Anniversary Singalong
28/08/2018 - 13/09/2018Stories of Sampler Stitchers at Wells & Mendip Museum
29/08/2018Family Fossil and Rocky Funday
29/08/2018Rainbow Ramble Sponsored Walk and Treasure Hunt
29/08/2018Holcombe - Summer Ramble
30/08/2018Throw a Ball Thursdays - Collett Park Cafe
30/08/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
30/08/2018Family Fun - Magical Creatures
30/08/2018 - 01/09/2018The West Country Quilt & Textile Show - Bristol
30/08/2018West Mendip Walkers
30/08/2018Glastonbury Walk - from Glastonbury to Avalon
31/08/2018Inflatables Day - Collett Park
31/08/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly
31/08/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Corn Dollies
31/08/2018The Pickled Inn, Evercreech - live music from Matt Black
31/08/2018Glastonbury Walk - Discover Bride's Mound
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
01/09/2018Farmborough Flower Show
01/09/2018Evercreech Annual Show
01/09/2018 - 02/09/2018Nature by Canoe - Ham Wall Nature Reserve
01/09/2018Glastonbury - Walk: A History & Christianity Roots Walk
02/09/2018Music in the Park - The Drystones & Mangledwurzels
02/09/2018The Little Mix Experience at Frome Memorial Theatre
02/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Mendip Ring Circular
02/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Mendip Ring Circular
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
05/09/2018Mendip Society Walk - Wellow
06/09/2018Shepton Mallet U3A - Monthly speaker - Emma Parker
06/09/2018“Mendip Lead Mining” – Guided Walk
06/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Sutton Mallet
06/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Sutton Mallet
07/09/2018 - 08/09/2018The South West Motor Home Show
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
07/09/2018Midnight Beach Walk - Weston Hospicecare
07/09/2018Porridge - The Ultimate Sleepover - Shepton Mallet Prison
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
08/09/2018Table Top Sale
08/09/2018Cheddar Food and Drink Festival
08/09/2018Bill Smarme and the Bizness - Castle Cary
08/09/2018Street Chrysanthemum, Dahlia & Vegetable Scoiety 70th Annual Show
09/09/2018Slideshow of Gurney Slade, Binegar and surrounding areas in times gone by
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
12/09/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
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
14/09/2018In Concert - Hiraeth Folk Group
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
15/09/2018Dorothy House - Bath Moonlight Walk 2018
15/09/2018you are warmly welcomed to the Death Cafe
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
19/09/2018 - 22/09/2018The Merry Wives of Windsor - at Wells little Theatre
20/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Norton St Philip
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 at Royal Bath & West Showground
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
27/09/2018Mendip Ramblers - Stourhead
27/09/2018Shepton Mallet launches its Dementia Action Alliance
28/09/2018Glastonbury - Health Walk - Fridays Weekly (longer walk)
28/09/2018 - 07/10/2018Bath Children's Literature Festival -2018
29/09/2018Blake - The Anniversary Tour at Frome Memorial Theatre
30/09/2018ACEarts - International Elder Day Event
30/09/2018Charterhouse History and Black Down Industrial Archaeology Walk
01/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - cup of tea walk - Norton Radstock
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
04/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - Burrington Combe
04/10/2018Shepton Mallet Dementia Action Alliance
06/10/2018Felt Making with Lydia Needle
06/10/2018Fish and Chip Specials - Summer Events - West Somerset Railway
06/10/2018Vienna Festival Ballet presents The Nutcracker at Frome Memorial Theatre
07/10/2018Toy & Train Collectors Fair
09/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
10/10/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme
10/10/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
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
13/10/2018Divorced, Beheaded, Died - An Audience with King Henry VIII at Frome Memorial Theatre
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
17/10/2018Shepton Mallet Dementia Action Alliance
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
18/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - Leigh on Mendip
19/10/2018Toddler Explorers - Night Animals
19/10/2018The Wookey Hole Caves Pumpkin Competition
19/10/2018Jackson Live in Concert Starring The Sensational CJ at Frome Memorial Theatre
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
21/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - The Polden Way
23/10/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
24/10/2018Spooktacular at Collett Park
25/10/2018Shepton Mallet - Social Mornings - Parkinson's UK
25/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - Harridge Woods
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”
28/10/2018Mendip Ramblers - Mendip Ring Circular
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
01/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - Hadspen
01/11/2018Shepton Mallet Dementia Action Alliance
02/11/2018Glastonbury Abbey - Make a bouncing spider
02/11/2018Dorothy's Tea Party
03/11/2018 - 04/11/2018The Footman James Classic Vehicle Resoration Show - 3 - 4 November
03/11/2018The High Jinx Magic and Illusion Show at Frome Memorial Theatre
06/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
06/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
07/11/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme - AGM
07/11/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
08/11/2018Ghost Tours - Shepton Mallet Prison
08/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - East Pennard
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
10/11/2018 - 11/11/2018Armistice 100 - 1918- 2018
11/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - Mendip Ring Circular
13/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
13/11/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
15/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - A Tour of the Tor
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
22/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - West Harptee and Compton Martin
24/11/2018 - 24/12/2018Santa South West Christmas Village
24/11/2018That'll Be The Day Christmas Show at Frome Memorial Theatre
25/11/2018Mendip Ramblers - Croscrombe
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
08/12/2018That'll Be The Day Christmas Show at Frome Memorial Theatre
11/12/2018Shepton Area - Men's Shed
12/12/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group 2018 programme
12/12/2018Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
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
28/12/2018 - 02/01/2019Frome Memorial Theatre Company - presents Aladdin
26/01/2019The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines at Frome Memorial Theatre
15/02/2019 - 17/02/2019Snowdrop Festival 2019 - 15 - 17 February - Shepton Mallet
22/02/2019Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - Not Fade Away at Frome Memorial Theatre
23/03/2019Rule The World with Tony as Robbie at Frome Memorial Theatre
06/04/2019Jive Talkin' perform The BeeGees Live in Concert at Frome Memorial Theatre
26/04/2019 Psychic Sally - 10th Anniversary Tour at Frome Memorial Theatre
25/05/2019 Pop Divas Live! at Frome Memorial Theatre
07/06/2019One Night Of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works at Frome Memorial Theatre
12/07/2019Jethro - The Count of Cornwall at Frome Memorial Theatre