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

22/07/2019 - 16/08/2019Adventure Days - Mill on the Brue, Bruton
22/07/2019 - 01/09/2019Hocus Pocus at Wookey Hole Caves
23/07/2019East Somerset Railway - Diesel Day
23/07/2019ENO English National Opera presents THE MIKADO (ENO 2019) at Strode Theatre
23/07/2019Medieval Carpentry Demonstrations
23/07/2019Free one off Artist led workshop
23/07/2019Mad Hatters Tea Party- Tintinhull
24/07/2019 - 03/09/2019Summer Holidays at Wookey Hole Cave
24/07/2019Glastonbury Abbey Archaeological Tour
24/07/2019Dunster Country Fair
24/07/2019Famous Five Picnic at Tintinhull
25/07/2019 - 27/07/2019FARMFEST - 25th – 27th JULY, SOMERSET
25/07/2019Wells Cathedral Guided Tours of Chained Library
25/07/2019Young Traders Market - Wells Market
25/07/2019National Theatre Live - live screening The Lehman Trilogy at Strode Theatre
25/07/2019Medieval Carpentry Demonstrations
25/07/2019Gong Bath - Introductory Evenings in Evercreech
26/07/2019 - 28/07/2019Truth, Mysteries and New Frontiers
26/07/2019COLDPLACE with Xylobands! at Cheese and Grain
26/07/2019Wild Food and Nature Gardening
26/07/2019 - 27/07/2019Local Somerset Wine Tasting
26/07/2019 - 27/07/2019Tormented Nights UK at Shepton Mallet Prison
26/07/2019Cheese, Hiking and Caving - Cheddar Gorge Adventure
26/07/2019 - 09/08/2019Dance Fusion Wells Workshops
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
27/07/2019Fabulous Frome Finds Day
27/07/2019West Mendip Hospital Fete in Glastonbury
27/07/2019 - 28/07/2019 ANDRE RIEU - Shall We Dance? Live from Maastricht at Strode Theatre
27/07/2019Strode Theatre presents Barking Dog Company - Alice in Wonderland
27/07/2019 Pennard Plants Open Day
27/07/2019 Clairvoyant & Paranormal Night in Shepton Mallet
27/07/2019Pop Up Pub & BBQ - Middlewick Farm, Glastonbury
27/07/201980's, 90's 00's Dance & Hip Hop Party
27/07/2019Wookey Farm - Open Farm Day
27/07/2019Wild Food and Nature Gardening
27/07/2019 - 28/07/2019Plotagte Clay Pizza oven making and pizza oven making and guided tours
27/07/2019 The Pilton Party Audition Final
27/07/2019Crafty Saturdays at Shepton Mallet Library
27/07/2019Art Bank Rainbow Night - July
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
28/07/2019Wild Food and Nature Gardening
28/07/2019Superhero Sunday at the Art Bank Cafe
30/07/2019Medieval Carpentry Demonstrations
30/07/2019Free Playing in the Park - Collett Park
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
01/08/2019 - 04/08/2019Dairy Festival - Weston Super Mare
02/08/2019Bon Giovi - at Cheese and Grain
02/08/2019Medieval Carpentry Demonstrations
02/08/2019 - 04/08/2019Family Festival 2019 - 2nd to 4th August - Glastonbury
03/08/2019Castle Cary 71st Annual Gardening Association Show
03/08/2019Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2019
03/08/2019The Old Stores Studio - Peg Loom Rug
03/08/2019Silly Sausage Comedy - Breakthrough Act Showcase
03/08/2019Nunney Street Fayre
03/08/2019 - 04/08/2019Nature by Canoe at Ham Wall
03/08/2019Afternoon Tea with your DOG
03/08/2019Highway Fest at The Highwayman inn, Shepton Mallet
04/08/2019Pride & Prejudice - Somerset Rural Life Museum
04/08/2019The Greatest Showman Outdoor Cinema at Wincanton Racecourse
06/08/2019Free one off Artist led workshop
06/08/2019Free Playing in the Park - Collett Park
07/08/2019Light, Love and Company - Shepton Mallet - Monthly
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
08/08/2019Mediation with Tibetan Bowls - Introductory Evenings in Evercreech
10/08/2019Inflatable 5k - at Bath & West Showgroud, Shepton Mallet
10/08/2019Shepton Mallet Pond Party
10/08/2019East Somerset Railway - PJ Masks Visit
10/08/2019Pop Up Pub & BBQ - Middlewick Farm, Glastonbury
10/08/2019Mind, Body and Spirit Fair - Glastonbury
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
11/08/2019Cranmore Village Fayre & East Somerset Railway
11/08/2019Fun Dog Show - Cheddar
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019Off the Streets 2019 - 12th to 16th August, Glastonbury
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019ll Hallows School Multi-Activity Week - Summer Holiday Activity
12/08/2019Graffiti Art by Off The Streets
12/08/2019 - 14/08/2019Bruton School for Girls Summer Textiles Workshops
13/08/2019Free Playing in the Park - Collett Park
13/08/2019Parkour at Glastonbury
13/08/2019Cookery Workshop 2 - Glastonbury
14/08/2019Guided Tours of Shepton's Historic Bowlish, Lower Ham and Darshill
14/08/2019Art Bank Acoustic
15/08/2019Outdoor Cinema - Clarks Village - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)
15/08/2019Reiki Drum Journey- Introductory Evenings in Evercreech
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
17/08/2019Stokefest at Stoke St Michael
17/08/2019Somerset Clay Shoot at Mendip Shooting Ground
18/08/2019Mid Somerset Show
18/08/2019Bubble Day - Farrington
20/08/2019Free Playing in the Park - Collett Park
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
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
24/08/2019 - 26/08/2019Mendip Ramblers - August Bank Holiday
25/08/2019 Outdoor Film Festival Day Three - Glastonbury Abbey
25/08/2019Giant Flea Market - Bath & West Showground
25/08/2019Outfield Festival - Midsomer Norton
25/08/2019IBIZA STYLE FOAM PARTY - Wells
28/08/2019Burrington Combe Family Fun
30/08/2019Night at the Abbey 2019 - Glastonbury Abbey
30/08/2019Sam Evans (SOLO) - The City Arms, Wells
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
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
06/09/2019 - 07/09/2019Quilt Show - Martock
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
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
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
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
15/09/2019Secret World - It's a knock out
19/09/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
20/09/2019 - 21/09/2019WV-DC display at Somerset Festival of Transport
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
27/09/2019 - 05/10/2019SOS Africa - Charity Abseil down Wells Cathedral
27/09/2019 - 06/10/2019Bath Children's Literature Festival
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
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
05/10/2019Cranmore Vintage Sale
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
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
20/10/2019Mendip Rocks - Explore Ebbor Gorge
20/10/2019Up, down and Around in conjunction with SSM Primary School Scarecrow Trail
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