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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.

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/62617346/shepton-mallet-district-guide-2019-20

 

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

 

ADVANCE SAVER TICKETS ON SALE.

SEE OUR FORTHCOMING EVENTS LISTING FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

  • 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

19/09/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
19/09/2019Showcase Shepton
20/09/2019 - 21/09/2019WV-DC display at Somerset Festival of Transport
20/09/2019FILM PREMIERE “The Buried Treasures of Fairyland”
20/09/2019Library Speaker Service
20/09/2019 - 22/09/2019City & Guilds Embroidery Exhibition
20/09/2019 - 22/09/2019Modern, Embroidered , Textile, Exhibition
20/09/2019Quiz Night - Binegar
20/09/2019 - 21/09/2019Chew Valley Beer Festival
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
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 104 - Society for Disabled Artists
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 105 - New Ideas, Threads and Ceramics
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 106 - Orchard Vale Trust
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 107 - Myrtle and Jason Pizzey at Hill Farm
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 108 - Dove Studios: Amazing Space III
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 109 - Made in Glastonbury
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 110 - Glastonbury Information Centre Mural Trail
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 111 - Behind the Scenes at Crispin Hall
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 112 - Red Brick Building
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 113 - Zig-Zag Mixed Show
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 114 - Emilie Taylor: Saw Craft Residency
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 115 - Arts in the Almhouses
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 116 - A Long Hundred
21/09/2019 - 04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 117 - Somerset Crafts
21/09/2019Garden Day Public · Hauser & Wirth
21/09/2019Film Screening: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf
22/09/2019Art in Prison - B-Wing at Shepton Mallet Prison
22/09/2019Art Bank Voices - An Evening of Spoken Word - September
22/09/2019Walk for Wells Dementia Action Alliance
22/09/2019WHY Frome Family Fun Day
23/09/2019Bowl Upcycling- One Day Sewing Workhop -Art Bank
23/09/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
24/09/2019African Mask Workshops - Art Bank Cafe - 6 workshops
25/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Luminara Star - Talk and Exhibition - B-Wing Shepton Prison
25/09/2019What Lies Beneath – A Guided Walk
25/09/2019Of Animacy Reading Group at Stourhead
25/09/2019Travestees Comedy Club at Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury
25/09/2019150th Mendip Ploughing Match
25/09/2019Lunchtime Concert
25/09/2019Art Bank Acoustic- with Cathy Judge
26/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
26/09/2019Somer Valley Singers Ladies' choir
26/09/2019 - 28/09/2019Family fun Fair - Shepton Mallet
27/09/2019 - 05/10/2019SOS Africa - Charity Abseil down Wells Cathedral
27/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
27/09/2019 - 06/10/2019Bath Children's Literature Festival
27/09/2019Stourhead estate walks
27/09/2019One Night of Elvis - Lee Memphis King
27/09/2019The Funkinsteins - Live! at Art Bank Cafe
28/09/2019 - 29/09/2019Harvest Festival - Bishops Palace, Wells
28/09/2019Dr Love's Bowie Tribute Night @ The Club
28/09/2019 - 29/09/2019Magpie 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
28/09/2019Special Events Day - B-Wing - Shepton Mallet Prison
28/09/2019Well’s Got Talent in aid of St. Margaret's Hospice Care.
28/09/2019MacMillan Big Coffee Morning
28/09/2019Art Bank Rainbow Night- September
29/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
30/09/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
30/09/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
01/10/2019Wookey Hole Pumpkin Competition 2019
01/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
02/10/2019The Dairy Show - Bath & West Showground
02/10/2019Halecombe Quarry Tour - 2 tours - morning & afternoon
02/10/2019The SWEDA Support Group
03/10/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Dr James Taylor
03/10/2019National Poetry Day - B Wing - Shepton Mallet Prison
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)
04/10/2019Jenny Bliss and Yair Avidor
04/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
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
05/10/2019Somerset Arts Week - Venue 91 - B Wing- Shepton Prison
05/10/2019Children's Carnival - Castle Cary & Ansford
06/10/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
07/10/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
09/10/2019Art Bank Acoustic- with Bill & Maggie Johnson
10/10/2019Lunchtime Organ Recital - Music in Wells Cathedral 2019
10/10/2019Mental Health First Aid Training
11/10/2019Wells Gin, Fizz & Swing Festival
11/10/2019 - 17/10/2019Wells Cathedral presents: -New Music Wells - 79-19
11/10/2019The Best of WHAM! at Frome Memorial Theatre
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
12/10/2019Castle Cary & Ansford Carnival
12/10/2019Willow Sculpture Day (pre-book only) at Bishop's Palace
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
13/10/2019Wells Food Festival 2019
13/10/2019Big Breakfast 5K Fun Run
14/10/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
16/10/2019From Rocks to Works; How Cheddar gets its water
16/10/2019Christmas Market Opening at The Apple Tree Farm Shop, Brimsmore, Yeovil
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
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
18/10/2019Verdisa | Shepton Mallet at Art Bank Cafe
19/10/2019Elvis at The Pickled Inn, Evercreech
19/10/2019Frome NCT Nearly New Sale
20/10/2019October Vintage Market - Castle Cary
20/10/2019DUST OFF YOUR TRAINERS - THE FESTIVAL RUN IS BACK FOR 2019!!!
20/10/2019Mendip Rocks - Explore Ebbor Gorge
20/10/2019Up, down and Around in conjunction with SSM Primary School Scarecrow Trail
20/10/2019The Festival Run 2019 - Pilton
20/10/2019BCCMUK Monthly Meet - Cheddar Gorge
21/10/2019Mixed Ability Yoga with Lucy (Yoga Be) at Art Bank Cafe
23/10/2019Pumpkin Night Glow - Farrington’s Farm Shop, Café & Farm Park
25/10/2019What Dementia Teaches Us About Love’. at Wells Literature Festival
25/10/2019Jonny and the Baptists
26/10/2019WestFest 2019
26/10/2019Joe Brown at Frome Memorial Theatre
26/10/2019 - 27/10/2019Pumpkin Festival
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
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Market
01/11/2019Vienna Festival Ballet at Frome Memorial Theatre
01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019Christmas Artisan Markets - Bishop's Palace
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
07/11/2019Annual Loofah Harvest Day at Ston Easton Park Hotel
07/11/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Jenny Ross
08/11/2019 - 10/11/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
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
10/11/2019November Vintage Market - Castle Cary
13/11/2019David Harper - Frome Memorial Theatre
15/11/2019Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019Homebuilding & Renovation Show - Bath & West Showground
16/11/2019Crispin Hall Christmas Craft Fair
17/11/2019The Chapel Dance Studio - Tapathon 2019
17/11/2019Chocolate Festival - Frome
17/11/2019Paul Simon's Graceland at Cheese and Grain
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
24/11/2019The Bohemians - Queen tribute band at Strode Theatre
24/11/2019Winter - Little Pickles Market - Frome
25/11/2019Secret World - an evening with Lloyd & Rosie Buck
29/11/2019Christmas Extravaganza - Frome
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
01/12/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
01/12/2019Rookery Farm’s Christmas Market
05/12/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Barry Edwards
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
07/12/2019WELCOME TO CHEESEFEST UK! THE UK’S FIRST AND ONLY TOURING CHEESE FESTIVAL!
08/12/2019December Vintage Market - Castle Cary
08/12/2019 - 23/12/2019Christmas at the Palace - Bishop's Palace
11/12/2019Christmas Concert and Carols - Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
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
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
31/12/2019New Year's Eve Gala Dinner at Ston Easton Park