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

Please view our online Shepton Mallet & District Guide -

detailing history, accommodation and local businesses.



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 
  • Royal Bath & West Show - 29th May to 1st June

  • Yeovilton Air Day - 13th July 19

  • NASS Festival - 11-14th July 19

  • Mid Somerset Show - 18th August 19

  • Frome Cheese Show - 14th September 19

  • Craft4Crafters - 17th & 19 October 19

  • WESTFEST - date to be advised

Forthcoming Events

20/05/2019Mendip Postcard Club
22/05/2019Diesel Day - East Somerset Railway
22/05/2019Crispin Hall - Street in Song
22/05/2019 - 30/06/2019SGFA 100 Exhibition - Bishops Palace
23/05/2019 - 26/05/2019Shindig Festival at Bruton
23/05/2019Who's that Girl? with Stellar Scribes
23/05/2019Rugby Talk - Tom Dunn from Bath Rugby
24/05/2019 - 26/05/2019Wells Comedy Festival
24/05/2019Castle Cary Choir Concert
24/05/2019Summer Open Evening - Glastonbury Abbey
24/05/2019 - 27/05/2019Frome Rhythm and Blues festival at Cheese and Grain, Frome
24/05/2019The Adam Riches Experience at Wells Comedy Festival
24/05/2019 - 25/05/2019Shappi Khorsandi Skittish Warrior ...Confessions of a Club Comic
24/05/2019 - 27/05/2019SPRING BANK HOLIDAY BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL at Cross Keys Inn, Lydford
24/05/2019Wells - Choir Concert
25/05/2019 Pop Divas Live! at Frome Memorial Theatre
25/05/2019 - 02/06/2019Whitsun at Wookey Hole
25/05/2019 - 27/05/2019Secret World May Bank Holiday Open Days
25/05/2019Glastonbury Fringe Launch Party - Glastonbury Abbey
25/05/2019Andrew Maxwell Showtime - at Wells Little Theatre
25/05/2019Street - Hessian Flower Workshops
25/05/2019Wells Library - R L Endean
25/05/2019 - 29/08/2019Walk like an Egyptian - The Shoe Museum - Clarks
25/05/2019The Runway Boutique Charity Fashion Show
25/05/2019The Miller’s House - Open Garden for NGS
25/05/2019 - 02/06/2019Whitsun Holiday - Wookey Hole Caves
25/05/2019The Miller’s House - Open Garden for NGS
25/05/2019Wells - Veterans Breakfast
25/05/2019Hot fuzz Film Location Tour - Wells
25/05/2019Shepton Mallet Lido Open Day
25/05/2019Wookey Hole - live music
26/05/2019Little Monsters Market - SHEPTON MALLET - Nearly New Sale
26/05/2019Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves - Illyria Theatre Company
26/05/2019How Newton & Apollo got us to the Moon
26/05/2019Coleford Music Day
26/05/2019Wells Fun Run
27/05/2019The Gruffalo Visit at East Somerset Railway
27/05/2019Stoberry Garden - Open Garden for NGS
27/05/2019Cheddar Vale Lions annual duck races
27/05/2019Bruton Packhorse Fair
27/05/2019Wookey - Fundraising Party
28/05/2019Crafty Cats - Tales & Legends - Bishops Palace
28/05/2019Wellfield Barn - Open Garden for NGS
28/05/2019 - 31/05/2019Royal Fleet Air Museum - Concorde 50 - fun-filled activities May Half Term
29/05/2019Family Days - Superheroes! at East Somerset Railway
29/05/2019 - 01/06/2019The Royal Bath & West Show 2019
30/05/2019 - 01/06/2019The South West School of Dance presents Broadway & Beyond
30/05/2019Nature Ninjas - Tales & Legends - Bishops Place
30/05/2019Gaz Coombes - Cheese & Grain
31/05/2019Churchill Singers Summer Concert at Glastonbury Abbey
31/05/2019Kids Speed and Agility Workshop
31/05/2019Gig @ The Crown, Wells
31/05/2019Royal Fleet Air Museum - Motorized Lego Concorde Workshop
01/06/2019“St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Open Pathway Retreat Centre, Queen Camel
01/06/2019 - 02/06/2019Bath Festival Weekend - Music
01/06/2019Benefit Gig @ Bocabar /Red Brick Building
02/06/2019A Midsummer Night's Dream - The Lord Chamberlain's Men
02/06/2019United Reformed Church Flower Festival Concert
02/06/2019Milton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
02/06/2019Charity Dog Show - Family Fun Dog show - Wells
03/06/2019Wells - Analytical Philosophy Society
03/06/2019Pilton Pre-School Open Days
04/06/2019 - 06/06/2019Exhibition on Screen - Van Gogh & Japan
05/06/2019Wells - Board Games Group
06/06/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker -Jonathan Rendel
07/06/2019One Night Of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works at Frome Memorial Theatre
07/06/2019One Night of Queen at Frome Memorial Theatre
07/06/2019 - 09/06/2019Home Farm Fest - Chilthorne Domer
08/06/2019Collect Park Day
08/06/2019Summer Market - Croscombe
08/06/2019 - 09/06/2019Stogumber Gardens Open - 38th consecutive year
08/06/2019 - 09/06/2019Shepton and District Model Railway Society
08/06/2019Easton - Concert:
08/06/2019Take That - Greatest Hits Live - live on screen
09/06/2019June Vintage market - Castle Cary
09/06/2019The Glitter Run Remix - Wells
09/06/2019Open Farm Sunday
09/06/2019Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - Live on Screen
11/06/2019Shepton Mallet Talk
11/06/2019Live on Screen - Royal Opera House - The Royal Ballet's - Romeo and Juliet
12/06/2019As You Like It - Rain or Shine Theatre Company
13/06/2019 - 04/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - for 4 weeks - Finding Shepton History
13/06/2019MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - at Kilver Court
13/06/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
13/06/2019Strode Theatre & Strode Live - present
14/06/2019 - 16/06/2019Top of the Gorge Festival
14/06/2019 - 16/06/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
14/06/2019 - 16/06/2019The Country Garden Festival
14/06/2019Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra
15/06/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
15/06/2019Leigh on Mendip Summer Fair
15/06/201980's vs 90's Night - Party Night +2
16/06/2019Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Dad's Day Out
17/06/2019 - 18/06/2019Somerset Music and the local Lions Club - present Mid-Somerset Musical Spectacular
18/06/2019Dr Turbervilles Morris Dancing at the Cross Keys Inn
21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019Pub in the Park - Bath Victoria Park
21/06/2019 - 22/06/2019That'll Be The Day - Brand New Show - at Frome Memorial Theatre
22/06/2019A Midsummer Marriage - Sherborne
22/06/2019Needle Felted Jewellery with Embellishments at The Hive
22/06/2019Maria Stuarda - Opera Up Close at Glastonbury Abbey
22/06/2019Opera Up Close present Donizetti's Mary Queen of Scots
22/06/2019Ghost Walk of Wells
22/06/2019Interactive Food Explorers Workshop
23/06/2019Teh Great Big Cross Keys Quiz
29/06/2019Family Days - Dinosaurs & Unicorns at East Somerset Railway
05/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Frome Festival 2019
06/07/2019Romeo and Juliet - Groundlings Theatre Company at Glastonbury Abbey
06/07/2019Croscombe Fun Day
06/07/2019Celebrating 150 years of Bowlish School
06/07/2019Bath Bach Choir - Mozart: Requiem; Exultate Jubilate
07/07/2019Much Ado About Nothing - Groundlings Theatre Company
07/07/2019Milton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
10/07/2019Love Labour's Lost - Castle Theatre Company - Glastonbury Abbey
11/07/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
11/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Wells Theatre Festival
11/07/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
12/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Priddy Folk Festival 2019
12/07/2019Jethro The Count of Cornwall at Frome Memorial Theatre
12/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Secret World Healing Weekend
13/07/2019Dance Fusion Wells presents their first Summer show - at Wookey Hole Caves
13/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Pilgrimage Weekend - Glastonbury Abbey
13/07/2019International Air Day
14/07/2019Wells Charity Boules Tournament
14/07/2019July Vintage Market - Castle Cary
18/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
18/07/2019Graham Nash - The Forum, Bath
19/07/2019The Drifters at Frome Memorial Theatre
20/07/2019Needle Felted Cupcakes and Flowers at The Hive
21/07/2019Classic & Supercars at Sherborne Castle
21/07/2019Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Summer Sizzler
24/07/2019 - 03/09/2019Summer Holidays at Wookey Hole Cave
25/07/2019 - 27/07/2019FARMFEST - 25th – 27th JULY, SOMERSET
26/07/2019 - 28/07/2019Truth, Mysteries and New Frontiers
27/07/2019VIBEFEST at Royal Bath & West Showground - tickets available from SMTIC
27/07/2019Somerset Chamber Choir Bach: St John Passion
28/07/2019Frankenstein - Illyria Theatre Company - Glastonbury Abbey
03/08/2019Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2019
08/08/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
08/08/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
10/08/2019Inflatable 5k - at Bath & West Showgroud, Shepton Mallet
10/08/2019PJ Masks Visit at East Somerset Railway
11/08/2019Glastonbury Abbey Fun Dog Show
11/08/2019August Vintage Market - Castle Cary
16/08/2019Wuthering Heights - Outdoor Theatre - Wells
17/08/2019Needle Felted Dragons at The Hive
17/08/2019The Sword in the Stone - IK Productions - Glastonbury Abbey
18/08/2019Mid Somerset Show
23/08/2019Outdoor Film Festival Day One at Glastonbury Abbey
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019Secret World August Bank Holiday Open Days
24/08/2019Outdoor Film Festival Day Two - Bohemian Rhapsody
25/08/2019 Outdoor Film Festival Day Three - Glastonbury Abbey
30/08/2019Night at the Abbey 2019 - Glastonbury Abbey
31/08/2019Three Men in a Boat - Kick in the Head Theatre Company at Glastonbury Abbey
05/09/2019The Bath Priory (Late summer event)
05/09/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
06/09/2019The Sixteen - Wells Cathedral
07/09/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
08/09/2019Ditcheat Charity Fun Run & BBQ in aid of CBUK
08/09/2019Rare Plant Fair - Bishop's Palace
08/09/2019September - Vintage Market - Castle Cary
12/09/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
15/09/2019Secret World - It's a knock out
19/09/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
21/09/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
21/09/2019 - 06/10/2019Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019
27/09/2019 - 05/10/2019SOS Africa - Charity Abseil down Wells Cathedral
28/09/2019 - 29/09/2019Harvest Festival
01/10/2019Wookey Hole Pumpkin Competition 2019
05/10/2019Secret World's Annual Auction and Ball
05/10/2019Two Choirs Together in Concert
10/10/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
11/10/2019Wells Gin, Fizz & Swing Festival
17/10/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
17/10/2019 - 19/10/2019Craft 4 Crafters - at Bath & West Showground
20/10/2019October Vintage Market - Castle Cary
27/10/2019Shepton Mallet 10L and 1K Fun Run - Collett Park
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Market
08/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
10/11/2019November Vintage Market - Castle Cary
17/11/2019The Chapel Dance Studio - Tapathon 2019
21/11/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM
23/11/2019Needle Felted Toadstool Characters
23/11/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
25/11/2019Secret World - an evening with Lloyd & Rosie Buck
30/11/2019Glastonbury Frost Fayre plus Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
07/12/2019Needle Felted Reindeer and Tree Decorations at The Hive
07/12/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
07/12/2019 - 22/12/2019Christmas at the Palace
08/12/2019December Vintage Market - Castle Cary
11/12/2019Christmas Concert and Carols - Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
19/12/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting