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

27/06/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Week 3 - Finding Shepton History
28/06/2019Castle Cary Choir Concert in Street
29/06/2019Family Days - Dinosaurs & Unicorns at East Somerset Railway
29/06/2019East Somerset Railway - Dinosaurs & Unicorns
29/06/2019The Old Stores Studio - Arm Knitting with the Chunky Needle
30/06/2019Coombe House - Open Garden for NGS
04/07/2019Goddess at Art Bank Cafe - Shepton Mallet
04/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Week 4 - Finding Shepton History
04/07/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Richard Pawson
05/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Frome Festival 2019
05/07/2019 - 07/07/2019Danceworks 2019 - Frome Memorial Theatre
05/07/2019Judge Jules Live at Cheese And Grain
05/07/2019St Paul's School Summer Family BBQ
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
06/07/2019The Bath Recitals Chamber Series - Jacquin Trio
06/07/2019 - 17/09/2019Avalon Inspired: Furniture and Fabric by Paul Rendell and Kate Medlicott
06/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Frome Art Trail - open studios
06/07/2019Frome Food Feast at Cheese and Grain
06/07/2019Mid Somerset Orchestra - Assorted Suites for Summer
06/07/2019Shakespeare in Lamyatt - Much Ado about Nothing
06/07/2019Stoke St Michael Primary School Summer Fair
07/07/2019Much Ado About Nothing - Groundlings Theatre Company
07/07/2019Milton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
07/07/2019Dinder Village Summer Fete
08/07/2019The Coral - Frome Festival Headline Show - Cheese and Grain
09/07/2019Frome Festival Fashion Show - Cheese and Grain
10/07/2019Love Labour's Lost - Castle Theatre Company - Glastonbury Abbey
10/07/2019MOSCOW DRUG CLUB - Cheese and Grain
11/07/2019Shepton Mallet Royal British Legion Quiz Night
11/07/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
11/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Wells Theatre Festival
11/07/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
11/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Theatre Festival - Wells
11/07/2019A Commotion in the Ocean - Wells Theatre Festival
11/07/2019 - 14/07/2019NASS Festival 2019 - come and get your ticket from S/Mallet tourist centre
11/07/2019Guided Tours of Shepton's Historic Bowlish, Lower Ham and Darshill
11/07/2019White Lies - Cheese and Grain
12/07/2019 - 14/07/201928th Year of Priddy Folk Festival 2019
12/07/2019 - 13/07/2019Thomas's Cider Festival - Charlton Inn, Shepton Mallet
12/07/2019Jethro The Count of Cornwall at Frome Memorial Theatre
12/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Secret World Healing Weekend
12/07/2019The Old Stores Studio - Book Binding -
12/07/2019 - 14/07/2019Frome Hidden Gardens
12/07/2019SCOUTING FOR GIRLS at Cheese and Grain
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
13/07/2019 - 14/07/2019The Railway Chidren - Wells Theatre Festival
13/07/2019Somerstock - Music Event - Somerton
13/07/2019Car Boot Sale - Croscombe School PTA's
13/07/2019Mad Dog Mcrea - Plus support Henry Wacey at Cheese and Grain
14/07/2019Wells Charity Boules Tournament
14/07/2019July Vintage Market - Castle Cary
14/07/2019Wells Jazz Collective Showcase - Bocabar, Glastonbury
14/07/2019Delaware Open Day (Castle Cary)
14/07/2019The Old Stores Studio - Leather Belt making workshop
14/07/2019Pagan Gospel Groove Machine - Frome Festival 2019
14/07/2019Frome Symphony Mozart Clarinet Concerto And Beethoven Eroica
15/07/2019Wells Jazz Collective Jam Session - the Venue, Wells
16/07/2019Langport Flower Club
17/07/2019The Old Stores Studio - Taster Meditation Evening
17/07/2019Avon and South Cotswolds Coppice Group at Carymoor Environmental Trust
17/07/2019Airbourne at Cheese and Grain
18/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
18/07/2019Graham Nash - The Forum, Bath
19/07/2019The Drifters at Frome Memorial Theatre
19/07/2019 - 11/08/2019Wells Art Contemporary Exhibitions at Wells Cathedral
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
21/07/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
22/07/2019 - 16/08/2019Adventure Days - Mill on the Brue, Bruton
23/07/2019East Somerset Railway - Diesel Day
24/07/2019 - 03/09/2019Summer Holidays at Wookey Hole Cave
25/07/2019 - 27/07/2019FARMFEST - 25th – 27th JULY, SOMERSET
25/07/2019Wells Cathedral Guided Tours of Chained Library
26/07/2019 - 28/07/2019Truth, Mysteries and New Frontiers
26/07/2019COLDPLACE with Xylobands! at Cheese and Grain
27/07/2019Lewis Carroll - Alice in Wonderland - Strode Theatre
27/07/2019Somerset Chamber Choir Bach: St John Passion
27/07/2019The Old Stores Studio - Needle Felting
27/07/2019Table Top Sale - Shepton Mallet
27/07/2019Dangerous Day for Dads - at Mill on The Brue
28/07/2019Frankenstein - Illyria Theatre Company - Glastonbury Abbey
28/07/2019Fun Charity Dog Show At Eva's Green
28/07/2019Outdoor Theatre - Midsummer Night's Dream
31/07/2019Hayseed Dixie at Cheese and Grain
01/08/2019An evening with Mark Ormrod at Bath & West Showground
01/08/2019 - 05/08/2019A Somerset Legacy - 70th Anniversary Exhibition
02/08/2019Bon Giovi - at Cheese and Grain
03/08/2019Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2019
03/08/2019The Old Stores Studio - Peg Loom Rug
03/08/2019Silly Sausage Comedy - Breakthrough Act Showcase
04/08/2019Pride & Prejudice - Somerset Rural Life Museum
08/08/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
08/08/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
08/08/2019 - 10/08/2019Spellbound present Blitz! at Frome Memorial Theatre
08/08/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Ian Keys
08/08/2019The Old Stores Studio -Children's Collage
10/08/2019Inflatable 5k - at Bath & West Showgroud, Shepton Mallet
10/08/2019Shepton Mallet Pond Party
10/08/2019East Somerset Railway - PJ Masks Visit
11/08/2019Glastonbury Abbey Fun Dog Show
11/08/2019August Vintage Market - Castle Cary
11/08/2019Ham Hill Country Park Fun Dog Show And Countryside Day
11/08/2019Outdoor Cinema - at Bath & West Showground
11/08/2019Summer Clearance Car Boot Sale - Shepton Mallet
14/08/2019Guided Tours of Shepton's Historic Bowlish, Lower Ham and Darshill
15/08/2019Outdoor Cinema - Clarks Village - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)
16/08/2019Wuthering Heights - Outdoor Theatre - Wells
16/08/2019Outdoor Cinema - Clarks Village - Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
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
18/08/2019Mid Somerset Show
22/08/2019The Old Stores Studio - Summer Family Workshop - Art & Craft Make and Take for all ages
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
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019East Somerset Railway - The Way We Were
25/08/2019 Outdoor Film Festival Day Three - Glastonbury Abbey
25/08/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
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
31/08/2019The Thatched Cottage Inn, Shepton Mallet, Gig - Milk & Alcohol
31/08/2019 - 01/09/2019Truckfest South West - Bath & West Showground
05/09/2019The Bath Priory (Late summer event)
05/09/2019Coffee & Mobile Library - Doulting
05/09/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Ian Williamson
06/09/2019The Sixteen - Wells Cathedral
06/09/2019 - 08/09/2019The South West Motorhome Show - Bath & West Showground
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
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
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
14/09/2019Frome Cheese Show
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
21/09/2019 - 22/09/2019The Wedding Showcase - Bath & West Showground
27/09/2019 - 05/10/2019SOS Africa - Charity Abseil down Wells Cathedral
28/09/2019 - 29/09/2019Harvest Festival
28/09/2019Dr Love's Bowie Tribute Night @ The Club
01/10/2019Wookey Hole Pumpkin Competition 2019
02/10/2019The Dairy Show - Bath & West Showground
05/10/2019Secret World's Annual Auction and Ball
05/10/2019Two Choirs Together in Concert
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
13/10/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
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
20/10/2019October Vintage Market - Castle Cary
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
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