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

08/12/2019December Vintage Market - Castle Cary
08/12/2019 - 22/12/2019Christmas 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
08/12/2019Santa and Elf Run - Dorothy House Hospice
08/12/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
08/12/2019St Margaret's Hospice Santa Dash 2019 with Yeovil Town Running Club
08/12/2019Sustainable Withiam Friary Christmas Fair
08/12/2019Maesbury Singers Concert
08/12/2019Festive Fundraiser
09/12/2019A Christmas Evening with Merril Osmond at the Cheese and Grain
09/12/2019Wells - Carols with Cantabile:
09/12/2019Somerset County Schools Christmas Celebration in Wells Cathedral
10/12/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Large Beaten Spiral Earrings at The Hive
10/12/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
10/12/2019Wookey - Choirworks
10/12/2019One Day Sewing Workshop: Bowl Making/ Upcycling at Art Bank, Shepton
11/12/2019Christmas Concert and Carols - Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
11/12/2019 - 14/12/2019Christmas Tree Festival - Shepton Mallet
11/12/2019Glastonbury Male Voice Choir's Christmas Concert
11/12/2019Wells Civic Society - seasonal celebration
11/12/2019History Club - Barton St David
11/12/2019Art Bank Acoustic - Shepton Mallet
11/12/2019Age UK Somerset Carol Service in Wells Cathedral
11/12/2019WI Carol Service in Wells Cathedral
12/12/2019Bath Fizzy Bombs & Salts Workshop at The Hive
12/12/2019Baubles and Brass with Midsomer Norton and Radstock Silver Band
12/12/2019Reggae Night - Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
12/12/2019Street - Choirworks
12/12/2019Mid Somerset Series Carol Service in Wells Cathedral
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
13/12/2019THE CHRISTMAS JETHRO TULL CONCERT at Wells Cathedral
13/12/2019Light In Darkness - Cantilena Choir
13/12/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
13/12/2019The Chapel Dance Studio presents Alice in Wonderland
13/12/2019Barn Dancing - Ditcheat
13/12/2019Castle Cary Choir Concert
13/12/2019Evercreech - Flower Demonstration: Mid Somerset Flower Club Deomstration
13/12/2019Trash: with DJ Kayelord of Shangri-La at Art Bank, Shepton
13/12/2019Christmas Fayre- Evercreech
14/12/2019Old Skool Xmas Party with Boney M - Bath & West Showground
14/12/2019Street's Christmas Cracker 2019
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019Father Christmas at Kilver Court
14/12/2019Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Jazz at Cedars Hall
14/12/2019 - 20/12/2019Wells Little Theatre presents The Wind in the Willows
14/12/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
14/12/2019Street’s Christmas Cracker 2019
14/12/2019Wells Christmas Market - over 130 stalls
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019Christmas at The Abbey - Glastonbury
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019Christmas Market at Glastonbury Abbey
14/12/2019Croscombe - Christmas Market
14/12/2019Glastonbury - Big Craft and Vintage Fair
14/12/2019The Secret Bar: Art Bank, Shepton
14/12/2019Wells - author talk by Nikki Copleston
14/12/2019Wells - A Christmas Carol: Wells Theatre Company
14/12/2019Fox and Phoenix Opening Party - Shepton Mallet
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019Santa Trails at Rookery Farm
14/12/2019Wells Record and CD Fair
15/12/2019A Christmas Special featuring 2 of the best live 60's bands on the circuit
15/12/2019Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
15/12/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
15/12/2019St Peters & St Paul's Church - Candlelit Carol Service
15/12/2019Christmas Concert at Doulting
15/12/2019Willow Ceramics Cider - Open Day
15/12/2019Art Bank Voices. The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet
15/12/2019 - 16/12/2019Carols in the Castle 2019 - Nunney Castle
15/12/2019A fun afternoon of song and dance in Street
16/12/2019OPUS ANGLICANUM: MEDIAEVAL CAROLS at Wells Cathedral
17/12/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
18/12/2019ABBA Sensation - tribute band at Strode Theatre
18/12/2019Blitzen's Bazaar in Wells Town Hall
18/12/2019Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas 2/7 Chamber Music
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
19/12/2019 - 21/12/2019Back to Terror at Shepton Mallet Prison
19/12/2019Shepton Mallet - Shanties and Sea Songs - Art Bank, 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
20/12/2019Autumn Workshop: Women Writing Art - Hauser & Wirth
20/12/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
20/12/2019Hullabaloo Christmas Party
20/12/2019The Legendary Snake Snake Snake at the Art Bank, Shepton
20/12/2019Silly Sausage Comedy Night at The Venue, Wells
21/12/2019Christmas Floral Workshop at The Hive
21/12/2019It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Special Event - Cedars Hall
21/12/2019A Wellensian Christmas Vocal and Choral Music - St Cuthberts Church, Wells
21/12/2019Shepton Mallet Lantern Parade
21/12/2019Wells Christmas Market - over 100 stalls
21/12/2019Wells Christmas Market - over 130 stalls
21/12/2019The Art Bank Christmas Party, Shepton Mallet
21/12/2019Wells - A Christmas Carol: Wells Theatre Company
21/12/2019The Snowman’ & ‘Rupert and The Frog Song’ with Bath Philharmonia
21/12/2019 - 22/12/2019Santa Trails at Rookery Farm
22/12/2019Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Victorian Fayre
22/12/2019Shepton Mallet - Live Music at Art Bank, Shepton
24/12/2019St Peters & St Paul's Church - The Christmas Story by Candlelit
24/12/2019St Peter & St Paul's Church - Midnight Communion
25/12/2019St Peter & St Paul's Church - Family Communion
26/12/2019Boxing Day - Wincanton Racecourse
26/12/2019Boxing Day at The Club, Shepton Mallet
26/12/2019Electric Rooster LIVE on Boxing Day - Horse & Jockey, Binegar
27/12/2019Binegar's Bonkers Barrow Run!
28/12/2019Absolute Oasis Acoustic Set at Tramways, Wells
28/12/2019Charity Gig at the Tramways in Wells
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
31/12/2019New Year Party with Dragonsfly Live and DJ Joolz at Art Bank, Shepton
31/12/2019New Years Eve at The Club, Shepton Mallet
31/12/20192019 NYE Party at The Horse & Jockey, Binegar
31/12/2019New Year's Eve 2019 at Hawthorns, Glastonbury
01/01/2020New Year's Day Walk at Stourhead
11/01/2020Introduction to Sewing - Beginner / Level 1 at The Hive
11/01/2020 - 18/01/2020Woodland Art for Well-Being
14/01/2020Shepton Mallet Gardening Talk
18/01/2020Celebrate the orchards - Glastonbury Tor Wassail
24/01/2020Ghost Hunt at Shepton Prison
07/02/202080s Disco & Auction of Promises
15/02/2020 - 16/02/2020Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival -
15/02/2020 - 16/02/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market - Snowdrop Festival weekend
20/02/2020An Introduction to PPC for small businesses
05/03/2020 - 08/03/2020Shepton Mallet Window Wanderland 2020
08/03/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
29/03/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
26/04/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
03/05/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
31/05/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
28/06/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
26/07/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
30/08/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
27/09/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
25/10/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market
29/11/2020Shepton Mallet Sunday Market