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

17/10/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
17/10/2019 - 19/10/2019Craft 4 Crafters - at Bath & West Showground
17/10/2019An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Tony Stockwell
17/10/2019Christmas Display Opening at Castle Gardens - Sherborne
17/10/2019Wincanton Racecourse - racing returns Season Opener
17/10/2019Wells Solar Streets Information Evening
17/10/2019Anne Niepold (Belgium) & Riccardo Tesi (Italy) in Concert at Halsway Manor
18/10/2019 - 13/11/2019Art Open - Frome
18/10/2019 - 25/10/2019Wells Festival of Literature
18/10/2019Tree walk around Collett Park
18/10/2019Shepton Library Speaker Series
18/10/2019Crafternoons! Make Bath Fizzy Bombs & Salts at The Hive
18/10/2019OYE SANTANA at Cheese and Grain, Frome
18/10/2019 - 20/10/2019Lytes Cary Manor - West Wing Open Days
18/10/2019 - 19/10/2019Circus of Horrors at Wookey Hole
18/10/2019Sam Evans & friends at The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
18/10/2019Come and join us at Shpeton Mallet library
19/10/2019Elvis at The Pickled Inn, Evercreech
19/10/2019Frome NCT Nearly New Sale
19/10/2019HorseWorld - free entry - Charity Open Day
19/10/2019The Sound of Violence - Castle Cary
19/10/2019Sound of Music Singalong for Youth with a Future
19/10/2019One World Fair - Wells
19/10/2019Frome Society for Local Study Lecture
19/10/2019Floristry Workshop at The Hive
19/10/2019Mid Somerset Oxfam Group - One World Fair
19/10/2019 - 20/10/2019Celebrating 125 years of Salvation Army - Shepton Mallet
19/10/2019Al Stewart - Cheese and Grain
19/10/2019Table Top Sale - Shepton Mallet
19/10/2019NCT Nearly New Sale at Cheese and Grain
19/10/2019Merry Neet: Nature of Stories
19/10/2019 - 20/10/2019Textile Set embroidery & quilting exhibition
19/10/2019Fisherman's Friends - Evercreech Films
19/10/2019Cheddar - Cheddar Male Choir Annual Concert 2019
19/10/2019Art Bank - Submarine Comedy Club
19/10/2019Wells - Common Salt - Wells Library
20/10/2019October Vintage Market - Castle Cary
20/10/2019Mendip Rocks - Explore Ebbor Gorge
20/10/2019The Festival Run 2019 - Pilton
20/10/2019BCCMUK Monthly Meet - Cheddar Gorge
20/10/2019Frome Record Fair at Cheese and Grain
20/10/2019Wells Autumn Wedding Fair
21/10/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
22/10/2019Chilcompton Garden Club - talk by Caroline Packenham
22/10/2019Free Mask Making at The Art Bank Cafe
23/10/2019Pumpkin Night Glow - Farrington’s Farm Shop, Café & Farm Park
23/10/2019Sheep Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
23/10/2019Fox Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
23/10/2019Charity Fashion Show - Wells
23/10/2019Art Bank Acoustic- with Cathy Judge
25/10/2019What Dementia Teaches Us About Love’. at Wells Literature Festival
25/10/2019Jonny and the Baptists
25/10/2019 - 30/10/2019Puxton Phobia - The newest and most terrifying haunted attraction in the south west
25/10/2019Wells City Band Concert
25/10/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - 3 Wire Work Rings at The Hive
25/10/2019Ferocious Dog at Cheese and Grain
25/10/2019 - 03/11/2019Lytes Cary Manor - LyteScary Halloween trail
25/10/2019 - 31/10/2019This Halloween at Shepton Mallet Prison
25/10/2019Shepton on Show - The Art Bank
26/10/2019WestFest 2019
26/10/2019Joe Brown at Frome Memorial Theatre
26/10/2019 - 27/10/2019Pumpkin Festival
26/10/2019Heavy Horse Day - Somerset Rural Life Museum
26/10/2019Photo Optics and Art Show - Swan Hotel, Wells
26/10/2019Climate emergency event - Glastonbury
26/10/2019Witches and Warlocks Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
26/10/2019Needle Felted Mice at The Hive
26/10/2019Snowdrop Planting - volunteers needed
26/10/2019Wishbone Ash SPECIAL 50th ANNIVERSARY SHOW at Cheese and Grain
26/10/2019Vintage Bazaar at Cheese and Grain
26/10/2019Duo Branschke/Armstrong at Halsway Manor
26/10/2019Halloween Spooktacular - Wells
26/10/2019Halloween Family Party at Wookey Hole Caves
26/10/2019 - 03/11/2019Halloween - Half Term at Wookey Hole Caves
26/10/2019 - 03/11/2019Old Bakery Artists Annual Exhibition - Frome
26/10/2019 - 04/11/2019Half Term Trail - Bishop's Palace
26/10/2019 - 03/11/2019Somerset Coalfield Life presents Lantern Trail
26/10/2019Art Bank LGBTQ Rainbow Night
27/10/2019Shepton Mallet 10L and 1K Fun Run - Collett Park
27/10/2019An exciting double bill - at Strode Theatre
27/10/2019Dreadzone Band at Cheese & Grain
27/10/2019Shepton Mallet 10k & 1k Fun Run 2019
27/10/2019A Day On The Farm - Zombies & Pumpkins! Pumpkin Picking
27/10/2019Pottery Fun at Somerset Rural Life Museum
27/10/2019Combat Stress Centenary Raceday at Wincanton Racecourse
27/10/2019Camera Fair at Cheese and Grain
27/10/2019Wild Food Courses
27/10/2019Antique and Vintage Fair - Bristol
28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019Multi Sports Kids' Club - Shepton Mallet
28/10/2019 - 03/11/2019Puxton's Spooktacular Halloween - Half Term
28/10/2019 - 31/10/2019Fleet Air Museum - Half Term holiday
28/10/2019 - 29/10/2019Royal Navy - Deep Diving - Shipwreck Science
29/10/2019Donkey Day at Somerset Rural Life Museum
29/10/2019Free Mask Making at The Art Bank Cafe
30/10/2019Make Do and Amend - Somerset Rural Life Museum
30/10/2019Make a bat with flapping wings - Family Activity
30/10/2019Halloween Dance Workshop
30/10/2019Travestees Comedy Club at Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury
30/10/2019 - 31/10/2019Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm Museum
31/10/2019Naturally Nocturnal - Somerset Rural Life Museum
31/10/2019Children's Halloween Gelato Classes , Frome
31/10/2019Halloween at Loaf, Wells
31/10/2019Spooktacular in Collett Park
31/10/2019Somerset Coalfield Life presents Carnival
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Market - Wells
01/11/2019Vienna Festival Ballet at Frome Memorial Theatre
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Markets - Bishop's Palace
01/11/2019Time Travelling Carpenter at Somerset Rural Life Museum
01/11/2019 - 02/11/2019Somerset Festival of Death & Dying - Deadly artwork that remembers
01/11/2019Crafternoons! Sew an Advent Calendar at The Hive
01/11/2019Hit or Miss Presents it’s 19th Birthday Show – IDLES DJ Set
01/11/2019How Did We Become So Death Phobic? Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
01/11/2019The Book of Jo - a New Play by Viv Gordon at Art Bank Cafe
02/11/2019 - 03/11/2019The Footman James Classic Vehicle Restoration Show - Bath & West Showground
02/11/2019John Lime Halloween Party at The Pickled Inn, Evercreech
02/11/2019Oskar's Amazing Adventure - Family theatre at Crispin Hall, Street
02/11/2019Childhood Past - Somerset Rural Life Museum
02/11/2019Halloween Party, Wells
02/11/2019Upholstery Workshop - Cover a Footstool at The Hive
02/11/2019Neville Staple Band at Cheese and Grain
02/11/2019Shepton Mallet Fireworks 2019
02/11/2019Death Cafe. Art Bank, Shepton Mallet.
02/11/2019Dead is Dead but What Exactly Is Dead? The Art Bank, Shepton
02/11/2019Reading by novelist Andrew Miller. The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
03/11/2019Somerset Festival of Death & Dying - Day of the Dead puppet show image
03/11/2019Tom & Barbara Brown, Mick Ryan and Lester Simpson at Halsway Manor
03/11/2019Art Bank Voices. The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
06/11/2019Autumn Wreaths Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
06/11/2019The Tale of the Cockatrice, Mumblecrust Theatre - Shepton
06/11/2019 - 03/12/2019Get Writing - Wells
07/11/2019Annual Loofah Harvest Day at Ston Easton Park Hotel
07/11/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Jenny Ross
07/11/2019The Scummy Mummies Show
07/11/2019 - 11/11/2019The Scummy Mummies Show at Cheese & Grain
08/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
08/11/2019Penguins and Polar Bears Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
08/11/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Experimental Enamelling at The Hive
08/11/2019The Freddie & Queen Experience at Cheese and Grain
09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Antiques and Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Touch The Earth - Glastonbury
09/11/2019Family Film Afternoon - Castle Cary
09/11/2019WHY Winter Wonderland - Frome
09/11/2019Quiz and Cury Night Fundraiser - Wells
09/11/2019Hessian Flower Workshop at The Hive
09/11/2019KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD at Cheese and Grain
09/11/2019Narthen at Halsway Manor
10/11/2019November Vintage Market - Castle Cary
10/11/2019The Sounds of Simon: A Tribute to Simon and Garfunkel
10/11/2019Multicultural Day - at Cheese and Grain
10/11/2019Requiem at Wells Cathedral
13/11/2019David Harper - Frome Memorial Theatre
13/11/2019Beginner Sewing Lesson at The Hive
14/11/2019Lunchtime Concert - Wells Cathedral
14/11/2019From Chant to the Charts - Wells Cathedral
15/11/2019Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
15/11/2019Crafternoons! Sew a Christmas Stocking at The Hive
15/11/2019Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club at Cheese and Grain
15/11/2019JO BURT ACOUSTIC BY CANDLELIGHT songs & stories from a life in entertainment
16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019Homebuilding & Renovation Show - Bath & West Showground
16/11/2019Crispin Hall Christmas Craft Fair
16/11/2019Floral Workshop at The Hive
16/11/2019Complete Madness - Cheese and Grain
16/11/2019Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
16/11/2019Shepton ZOO at Art Bank Cafe
17/11/2019The Chapel Dance Studio - Tapathon 2019
17/11/2019Chocolate Festival - Frome
17/11/2019Paul Simon's Graceland at Cheese and Grain
17/11/2019Festive Makers Market - At The Hive, Shepton Mallet
17/11/2019Chocolate Festival - Frome
20/11/2019An Evening With Amanda Owen – The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Bath & West Showground
21/11/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM
22/11/2019Floral Workshop at The Hive
22/11/2019Somerset Coalfield Life presents Quiz Night
22/11/2019St Cecilia Concert by Candleight - Wells Cathedral
23/11/2019Needle Felted Toadstool Characters
23/11/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
23/11/2019The Blockheads at Cheese and Grain
23/11/2019Makers Market at Cheese and Grain
24/11/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
24/11/2019The Bohemians - Queen tribute band at Strode Theatre
24/11/2019Winter - Little Pickles Market - Frome
24/11/2019Genesis Visible Touch at Cheese and Grain
24/11/2019Little Pickles Market at Cheese and Grain
25/11/2019Secret World - an evening with Lloyd & Rosie Buck
28/11/2019The Sweet at Cheese and Grain
29/11/2019Christmas Extravaganza - Frome
29/11/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Wire Beating at The Hive
29/11/2019Christmas Extravaganza Market 2019 - Cheese and Grain
29/11/2019Eco Christmas Craft Workshop
30/11/2019Glastonbury Frost Fayre plus Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
30/11/2019Vintage Motorcycle Club Autojumble - Bath & West Showgorund
30/11/2019Etsy Made Local - Wells
30/11/2019A Frome Christmas Fair - Supporting WHY
30/11/2019Farrington's Elf Hunt
30/11/2019Upholstery Workshop - Cover a Footstool at The Hive
30/11/2019New Purple Celebration at Cheese and Grain
30/11/2019Charity Christmas Market at Cheese and Grain
30/11/2019London Klezmer Quartet Gig at Halsway Manor
01/12/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
01/12/2019Rookery Farm’s Christmas Market
03/12/2019A Christmas Carol in Wells Cathedral
03/12/2019 - 07/12/2019Bath G & S Society presents
03/12/2019Talking to the Dark: Stories with Sharon Jacksties at Halsway Manor
04/12/2019Evening festive wreath making - Stratton on the Fosse
04/12/2019Angel Needle Felting Workshop
04/12/2019Snowman Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
05/12/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Barry Edwards
06/12/2019Christmas Floral Workshop at The Hive
06/12/2019Bad Manners at Cheese and Grain
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
07/12/2019Wreath Workshop at Evercreech Village Hall
07/12/2019Charity Quiz Night - Wells
07/12/2019Frome Vegan Market at Cheese and Grain
08/12/2019December Vintage Market - Castle Cary
08/12/2019 - 23/12/2019Christmas at the Palace - Bishop's Palace
08/12/2019Christmas wreath making workshop - Stratton on the Fosse
08/12/2019Steeleye Span at Cheese and Grain
08/12/2019Frome Record Fair at Cheese and Grain
08/12/20192019 WELLS Reindeer Parade
09/12/2019A Christmas Evening with Merril Osmond at the Cheese and Grain
10/12/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Large Beaten Spiral Earrings at The Hive
11/12/2019Christmas Concert and Carols - Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
12/12/2019Bath Fizzy Bombs & Salts Workshop at The Hive
13/12/2019 - 15/12/2019Festive candlelit afternoon teas - Stratton on the Fosse
13/12/2019Crafternoons! Make a Ribbon Tree at The Hive
13/12/2019Cuban Brothers at Cheese and Grain
13/12/2019DECOUPAGE DEER WORKSHOP at The Old Stores Studio
14/12/2019Old Skool Xmas Party with Boney M - Bath & West Showground
14/12/2019Street's Christmas Cracker 2019
15/12/2019A Christmas Special featuring 2 of the best live 60's bands on the circuit
15/12/2019Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
18/12/2019ABBA Sensation - tribute band at Strode Theatre
18/12/2019Blitzen's Bazaar in Wells Town Hall
19/12/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
19/12/2019 - 21/12/2019Carols by Candlelight - Wells Cathedral Choir
19/12/2019Handmade Soaps Workshop at The Hive, Shepton
20/12/2019Crafternoons! Gift Wrapping Mini-Masterclass at The Hive
20/12/2019Dub Pistols Support Stanton Warriors, Gorilla Tactics DJs at Cheese and Grain
21/12/2019Christmas Floral Workshop at The Hive
26/12/2019Boxing Day - Wincanton Racecourse
31/12/2019New Year's Eve Gala Dinner at Ston Easton Park
31/12/2019New Years Eve with the Unravelling Wilburys at Cheese and Grain
11/01/2020Introduction to Sewing - Beginner / Level 1 at The Hive
24/01/2020Ghost Hunt at Shepton Prison
08/03/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
03/05/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet