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

17/08/2019Needle Felted Dragons at The Hive
17/08/2019The Sword in the Stone - IK Productions - Glastonbury Abbey
17/08/2019Outdoor Cinema - Clarks Village - Beauty and the Beast (PG)
17/08/2019East Somerset Railway - Family Day - Book Characters
17/08/2019Stokefest at Stoke St Michael
17/08/2019Somerset Clay Shoot at Mendip Shooting Ground
17/08/2019 - 18/08/2019Pop Up Bookshop at Stourhead
17/08/2019Wells Repair Cafe
17/08/2019Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs at Cheese and Grain
17/08/2019Yonder Brewery Tap at Rookery Farm, Binegar
18/08/2019Mid Somerset Show
18/08/2019Bubble Day - Farrington
18/08/2019Blackmoor Lead Mining Walk
18/08/2019Hypnotherapy - Solution focused - Alan Woollard
20/08/2019Free Playing in the Park - Collett Park
20/08/2019Holly & Hawthorn Forest School
20/08/2019Shepton Mallet - Dementia Action Alliance
20/08/2019 - 26/11/2019Arnhem and the Double Hill Disaster, 75th Anniversary at Somerset Coalfield Life, Radstock Museum
21/08/2019Mendip Rocks - 10th Anniversary Open Day & Fossil Fun at SESC
21/08/2019Family Fun Day Woodland Survival - Carymoor Environmental
21/08/2019 - 22/08/2019Earthwise Summer Forest
21/08/2019 - 22/08/2019Summer Forest Fun in Wells
22/08/2019The Old Stores Studio - Summer Family Workshop - Art & Craft Make and Take for all ages
22/08/2019 - 26/08/2019The Great Dorset Steam Fair 2019
22/08/2019A Guided Meditation - Introductory session in Evercreech
22/08/2019Holly & Hawthorn Forest School
22/08/2019Exploring Fairy Cave Quarry Walk with Armchair Caving Talk
23/08/2019Outdoor Film Festival Day One at Glastonbury Abbey
23/08/2019Love Me for a Reason - The Osmonds Merrill and Jay at Cheese & Grain
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019Secret World August Bank Holiday Open Days
24/08/2019Outdoor Film Festival Day Two - Bohemian Rhapsody
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019East Somerset Railway - The Way We Were
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019Mendip Ramblers - August Bank Holiday
24/08/2019Meet the Experts: FOSSIL IDENTIFICATION with Simon Carpenter and Richard Ashley at Radstock Museum
24/08/2019Meet the Experts: THE MILESTONE SOCIETY with Janet Dowding & Richard Raynsford at Radstock Museum
24/08/2019Meet The Experts: FIMO FUN with Sue Mills at Radstock Museum
24/08/2019Meet the Sikhs - Wells
24/08/2019Wings & Wheels at Henstridge Airfield
25/08/2019 Outdoor Film Festival Day Three - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again- Glastonbury Abbey
25/08/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
25/08/2019Outfield Festival - Midsomer Norton
25/08/2019IBIZA STYLE FOAM PARTY - Wells
26/08/2019Baltonsborough's 113th Village Show
26/08/2019Wells Moat Boat Races
27/08/2019Holly & Hawthorn Forest School
28/08/2019Burrington Combe Family Fun
28/08/2019Burrington Combe: Deserts, Mountains & Seas Geology Walk
28/08/2019Of Animacy Reading Group at Stourhead
28/08/2019Shepton Mallet - Dementia Action Alliance
29/08/2019Holly & Hawthorn Forest School
29/08/2019The Victorians Go Travelling Abroad at Radstock Museum
30/08/2019Night at the Abbey 2019 - Glastonbury Abbey
30/08/2019Sam Evans (SOLO) - The City Arms, Wells
30/08/2019Stourhead estate walks
30/08/2019Amy Winehouse Experience at Cheese and Grain
31/08/2019Three Men in a Boat - Kick in the Head Theatre Company at Glastonbury Abbey
31/08/2019The Thatched Cottage Inn, Shepton Mallet, Gig - Milk & Alcohol
31/08/2019 - 01/09/2019Truckfest South West - Bath & West Showground
31/08/2019Wells Floral Art Club - Charity Flower Demonstration and Cream Tea
31/08/2019The Sand Cider Festival - nr Wedmore
31/08/2019 - 01/09/2019Pop Up Bookshop at Stourhead
31/08/2019Live Graffiti Event in Glastonbury
31/08/2019Art Bank Rainbow Night - August
31/08/2019South African Braai(BBQ) Social at Pernold Wine Cellar - Rookery Farm, Binegar
01/09/2019 - 09/11/2019Grand Designs family lanyards at Stourhead
01/09/2019The Hunt, The Blossom, The Mother at Stourhead
02/09/2019The Miners Reunion at Radstock Museum
03/09/2019Masterpiece Tours at Stourhead
03/09/2019 - 06/09/2019Evacuees Week at Somerset Coalfield Life, Radstock Museum
05/09/2019The Bath Priory (Late summer event)
05/09/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
05/09/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Ian Williamson
05/09/2019Annual Charity Golf Day at Wheathill Golf Club
05/09/2019Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
06/09/2019The Sixteen - Wells Cathedral
06/09/2019 - 08/09/2019The South West Motorhome Show - Bath & West Showground
06/09/2019 - 07/09/2019Quilt Show - Martock
06/09/2019 - 27/09/2019West of England Festival of Textiles
06/09/2019Our Shop is 1 Year Old - Pernold Wine Cellar, at Rookery Farm, Binegar
07/09/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
07/09/2019Hospice Care Hero Walk
07/09/2019 - 08/09/2019Nature by Canoe at Ham Wall
07/09/2019The History and Hydrogeology of the Mendip’s precious water resources
07/09/2019Evercreech Annual Show
07/09/2019Spiderman: Far From Home (Cert TBC) Film - Strode Theatre
07/09/2019 - 08/09/2019The Aztecs Event - meet the Reptiles in Shepton Mallet
07/09/2019Glow in the Park - at Longleat
07/09/2019The Glastonbury Gin & Rum Festival
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
08/09/2019Cranmore Tower Abseil
10/09/2019Sofar Sounds @Wild Beer Co!
11/09/2019Charterhouse Classic Car Auction - Bath & West Showground
12/09/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
12/09/2019Chilli Day - Ston Easton Park Hotel
12/09/2019Torr Works Quarry Tour
12/09/2019Shepton Mallet - Dementia Action Alliance
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
13/09/2019Castle Cary Football Club presents an Evening with Ian Holloway
14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
14/09/2019Frome Cheese Show
14/09/2019Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show
14/09/2019 Banwell Bone Caves Tour
14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Forties Weekend at West Somerset Railway
15/09/2019Secret World - It's a knock out
15/09/2019Dino Family Raceday at Bath Racecourse
16/09/2019Shepton Mallet - Dementia Action Alliance
16/09/2019Why Did People Believe in Dragons? Lecture at Wells Cathedral
16/09/2019 - 19/09/2019The Grange, free tour and explore
18/09/2019 - 21/09/2019Wells Little Theatre presents Anne of Green Gables
19/09/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
20/09/2019 - 21/09/2019WV-DC display at Somerset Festival of Transport
20/09/2019FILM PREMIERE “The Buried Treasures of Fairyland”
21/09/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
21/09/2019 - 06/10/2019Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019
21/09/2019 - 22/09/2019The Wedding Showcase - Bath & West Showground
21/09/2019Magpie Auctions, Machinery, Implements, & Sundries Auction
21/09/2019Fossil Fun at Writhlington, Radstock
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Rockaway Park
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 65 - Claudia Gunton & Fletcher Robinson
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 78 - The English Woman's Flora
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 79 - Lucia Harley: The Norns - work in progress
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 80 - Claymakers
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 81 - Lucinda Rogers at Settlers Stores
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 82 - The Glass House: Stained Glass
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 83 - Gare Hill Road Pottery
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 84 - Ceramics & Sculptures
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 85 - Batcombe and Beyond
21/09/2019 - 27/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 86 - David Brayne, Jane Brayne and Vicky McKay
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 87 - The Old Stores Studio, Evercreech
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 88 - Pylle Painters Plus
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 89 - Alardus Van Den Bosch
21/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 90 - Brick Cottage Gallery and Studio
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 92 - The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 93, Willow, Cider, Ceramics in Shepton Mallet
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 94 - Pilton Collective
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 95 - Pilton International Collective
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 96 - Heptad: Characters Aligned
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Semerset Arts Week - Venue 97 - Piltown Chapel
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 98 - North Wootton Village Hall
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 99 - Andelli Art
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 100 - Heritage CourtyardGallery and Studion
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 101 - Head in the Clouds
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 102 - A2 Gallery
21/09/2019 - 05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 103 - Somerset Guild of Craftsmen
25/09/2019What Lies Beneath – A Guided Walk
25/09/2019Of Animacy Reading Group at Stourhead
27/09/2019 - 05/10/2019SOS Africa - Charity Abseil down Wells Cathedral
27/09/2019 - 06/10/2019Bath Children's Literature Festival
27/09/2019Stourhead estate walks
28/09/2019 - 29/09/2019Harvest Festival
28/09/2019Dr Love's Bowie Tribute Night @ The Club
28/09/2019Magpie Auctions Somerset Festival Of Transport Auction 2019
28/09/2019 Banwell Bone Cave Tour
28/09/2019Harvest Festival - Bishop's Palace and Gardens, Wells
28/09/2019Well's Got Talent - In aid of St Margarets Hospice
01/10/2019Wookey Hole Pumpkin Competition 2019
02/10/2019The Dairy Show - Bath & West Showground
02/10/2019Halecombe Quarry Tour - 2 tours - morning & afternoon
04/10/2019Amphion Consort at The Bishop's Palace
04/10/2019Steve Knightley - Roadworks Tour 2019 at Glastonbury
04/10/2019Wells Film Centre - Gala Evening - JUDY (12a)
05/10/2019Secret World's Annual Auction and Ball
05/10/2019Two Choirs Together in Concert
05/10/2019Cranmore Vintage Sale
05/10/2019Wookey Hole Caves /Mill Ghost Hunt
06/10/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
10/10/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
11/10/2019Wells Gin, Fizz & Swing Festival
12/10/20192nd 2 None Driving School – Under 17s Driving Tuition - Bath & West Showground
12/10/2019Be a Chorister for a day at Wells Cathedral
12/10/2019 Beacon Hill: Geology, Scenery and Archaeology – A Geo Walk
12/10/201910th Anniversary Geo Lecture Day at Somerset Earth Science Centre
13/10/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
13/10/2019Black Down Pericline – A Geo-Walk
13/10/2019Imprints at The Venue, Wells
13/10/2019No Fixed Abode at The Pickled Inn, Evercreech
16/10/2019From Rocks to Works; How Cheddar gets its water
17/10/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
17/10/2019 - 19/10/2019Craft 4 Crafters - at Bath & West Showground
17/10/2019 - 19/10/2019Craft4Crafters - Bath & West Showground
18/10/2019 - 13/11/2019Art Open - Frome
18/10/2019 - 25/10/2019Wells Festival of Literature
19/10/2019Elvis at The Pickled Inn, Evercreech
20/10/2019October Vintage Market - Castle Cary
20/10/2019Mendip Rocks - Explore Ebbor Gorge
20/10/2019Up, down and Around in conjunction with SSM Primary School Scarecrow Trail
25/10/2019What Dementia Teaches Us About Love’. at Wells Literature Festival
26/10/2019WestFest 2019
27/10/2019Shepton Mallet 10L and 1K Fun Run - Collett Park
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Market
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
07/11/2019Annual Loofah Harvest Day at Ston Easton Park Hotel
08/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Antiques and Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
10/11/2019November Vintage Market - Castle Cary
16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019Homebuilding & Renovation Show - Bath & West Showground
17/11/2019The Chapel Dance Studio - Tapathon 2019
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
23/11/2019Needle Felted Toadstool Characters
23/11/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
24/11/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
25/11/2019Secret World - an evening with Lloyd & Rosie Buck
30/11/2019Glastonbury Frost Fayre plus Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
30/11/2019Vintage Motorcycle Club Autojumble - Bath & West Showgorund
01/12/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
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
14/12/2019Old Skool Xmas Party with Boney M - Bath & West Showground
19/12/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
31/12/2019New Year's Eve Gala Dinner at Ston Easton Park