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

02/07/2020Old Bowlish House - Historic Tours
02/07/2020Wells Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra Concert
03/07/2020The Real Thing - Greatest Hits Tour - Frome Memorial Theatre
03/07/2020George Egg: movable feast
05/07/2020Wincanton Country at Wincanton Racecourse
09/07/2020 - 12/07/2020NASS Festival 2020 at Bath & West Showground
09/07/2020Lunchtime Organ Recital - Paul Carr
10/07/2020 - 12/07/2020Priddy Folk Festival
11/07/2020Somerstock 2020
15/07/2020The Comedy of Errors
16/07/2020The Handlebards Present: The Comedy of Errors at Kilver Court
16/07/2020The Handlebards Present: The Comedy of Errors at Kilver Court
16/07/2020The Handlebards Present: The Comedy of Errors at Kilver Court
18/07/2020Showaddywaddy at Frome Memorial Theatre
18/07/2020Childrens' Favourites - East Somerset Railway
18/07/2020Wells Orchestral Weekend Gala Concert - Ode to Beethoven
19/07/2020Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
19/07/2020Watercolour Painting Workshop - Glastonbury Abbey
22/07/2020Wiggly caterpillars - Family Activity at Glastonbury Abbey
22/07/2020Wiggly caterpillars - Family Activity at Glastonbury Abbey
24/07/2020Flapping butterflies - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
25/07/2020Somerset Chamber Choir - Mozart: Mass in C Minor
26/07/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Summer Sizzler
26/07/2020Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore - Illyria at Glastonbury Abbey
27/07/2020History Club at Somerset Coalfield Life - Radstock Museum
29/07/2020Dream Catchers - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
31/07/2020Make a simple book - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
05/08/2020Paint a medieval tile - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
06/08/2020National Theatre Live - FILMED THEATRE SCREENING - Jack Absolute Flies Again
07/08/2020Sock puppets - Family Activity at Glastonbury Abbey
08/08/2020Peppa Pig and George - East Somerset Railway
08/08/2020Wet Felting Workshop - 3D Vessels - Glastonbury Abbey
11/08/2020Old Bowlish House - Historic Tours
12/08/2020Heritage Diesel Service and Steam - East Somerset Railway
12/08/2020Animal masks - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
13/08/2020Lunchtime Organ Recital - James Kealey
14/08/2020Paint a pebble - Family Activity at Glastonbury Abbey
15/08/2020The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - IK Productions at Glastonbury Abbey
16/08/2020Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
19/08/2020Flapping bird - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
21/08/2020Clay sunflowers - Family Activity at Glastonbury Abbey
22/08/2020Barry Steele and Friends - The Roy Orbison Story - Frome Memorial Theatre
22/08/2020Outdoor Cinema - The Greatest Showman Singalong - Glastonbury Abbey
24/08/2020History Club at Somerset Coalfield Life - Radstock Museum
26/08/2020Charcoal sketching - Family Activity - Glastonbury Abbey
26/08/2020East Somerset Railway - Special Dementia Friendly Events in 2020
28/08/2020Night at the Abbey at Glastonbury Abbey
29/08/2020 - 31/08/2020The Way We Were - East Somerset Railway
30/08/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - August Anarchy (Fancy Dress - Steam Punk)
30/08/2020A Tribute 2 Ariana Grande and Jojo Siwa at Frome Memorial Theatre
04/09/2020The Sixteen - The Choral Pilgrimage 2020; The Call of Rome
05/09/2020 - 06/09/2020Truck Fest South West 2020 - Bath & West Showground
05/09/2020Old Herbaceous - Abbey Theatre Show - Glastonbury Abbey
10/09/2020Lunchtime Organ Recital - Joseph Wicks (London)
11/09/2020 - 13/09/2020The South West Motorhome & Campervan Show
15/09/2020Diesel Day - East Somerset Railway
16/09/2020Old Bowlish House - Historic Tours
16/09/2020Charterhouse Classic Car Auction
17/09/2020Shepton Mallet Local History Group
18/09/2020 - 19/09/2020Antique & Collectors Fair
23/09/2020Pericles - LIVE FILMED THEATRE SCREENING - Merlin Theatre
24/09/2020How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe with Lindsay Punch at Kilver Court
26/09/2020 - 27/09/2020The Wedding Showcase - Bath & West Showground
27/09/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Happy Harvest
28/09/2020History Club at Somerset Coalfield Life - Radstock Museum
02/10/2020Organ Extravaganza - Wells Cathedral
07/10/2020The Dairy Show 2020 - Bath & West Showground
07/10/2020East Somerset Railway - Special Dementia Friendly Events in 2020
07/10/2020Somerset Rural Life Museum - Cider's Golden Age - talk
08/10/2020Lunchtime Organ Rectial - Louis Vierne 150 Celebration
09/10/2020Rule The World with Tony as Robbie at Frome Memorial Theatre
09/10/2020New Music Wells - Lunchtime Concert
11/10/2020Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
12/10/2020Aled Jones in Concert, Wells Cathedral
15/10/2020Shepton Mallet Local History Group
15/10/2020 - 17/10/2020 Craft 4 Crafters - Bath & West Showground
16/10/2020One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works at Frome Memorial Theatre
23/10/2020 'L'Impatience' - A Feast of the French Baroque
24/10/20202nd 2 None Driving School – Under 17s Driving Tuition
24/10/2020Vintage Motorcycle Club Autojumble
25/10/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Halloween (Fancy Dress - Spooky)
25/10/2020Toy & Train Collectors Fair
26/10/2020History Club at Somerset Coalfield Life - Radstock Museum
30/10/2020Go Now! The Music of The Moody Blues at Frome Memorial Theatre
31/10/2020Westfest 2020
03/11/2020Somerset Rural Life Museum - The History and Mythology of Glastonbury
06/11/2020 - 08/11/2020The Classic Vehicle Restoration Show
08/11/2020Rembrance Sunday: Fauré Requiem - Wells Cathedral
12/11/2020Lunchtime Organ Recital - Organ Students from Wells Cathedral School
12/11/2020 Vicars Choral Commemoration Concert - Wells Cathedral
12/11/2020How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe with Lindsay Punch at Kilver Court
14/11/2020 - 15/11/2020 Antique & Collectors Fair
14/11/2020Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society Concert: Mozart Solemn Vespers & Beethoven Mass in C
19/11/2020Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM
20/11/2020The Chicago Blues Brothers - A night at the Movies at Frome Memorial Theatre
21/11/2020 - 22/11/2020The South West Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2020
23/11/2020History Club at Somerset Coalfield Life - Radstock Museum
27/11/2020G4 Christmas at Wells Cathedral
29/11/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Christmas Market
29/11/2020Giant Flea Market
05/12/2020Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society Concert: Handel Messiah
07/12/2020Somerset County Schools Celebration Wells Cathedral
08/12/2020 - 09/12/2020Wells Cathedral Junior School Christmas Celebration
14/12/2020Opus Anglicanum: Mediaeval Carols - Wells Cathedral
17/12/2020Shepton Mallet Local History Group
19/12/2020 - 21/12/2020Candlelight Christmas Concert with Wells Cathedral Choir
20/12/2020Toy & Train Collectors Fair
20/12/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Victorian Fayre (Fancy Dress - Victorian)
21/12/2020Old Bowlish House - Historic Tours
22/12/2020 - 23/12/2020Cathedral Carol Service with Wells Cathedral Choir
21/01/2021Shepton Mallet Local History Group