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

14/11/2019Lunchtime Concert - Wells Cathedral
14/11/2019From Chant to the Charts - Wells Cathedral
14/11/2019From Chant to the Charts' - Vicars Choral Commemoration Concert
15/11/2019Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
15/11/2019Crafternoons! Sew a Christmas Stocking at The Hive
15/11/2019JO BURT ACOUSTIC BY CANDLELIGHT songs & stories from a life in entertainment
15/11/2019Live Music - Poorhouse - At the Art Bank Cafe
15/11/2019Quiz Night at Ditcheat
15/11/2019 - 16/11/2019Autumn Workshop: Bronze Casting Masterclass at Hauser & Wirth, Bruton
15/11/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019Homebuilding & Renovation Show - Bath & West Showground
16/11/2019Crispin Hall Christmas Craft Fair
16/11/2019Floral Workshop at The Hive
16/11/2019Complete Madness - Cheese and Grain
16/11/2019Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
16/11/2019Shepton ZOO at Art Bank Cafe
16/11/2019Christmas Bazaar - Doulting
16/11/2019 - 23/12/2019Wasted’ Art Exhibition at Somerton
16/11/2019Wells Christmas Fair - In aid of St Margaret's Hospice
16/11/2019Cranmore - Concert - The Mendip Brass Band
17/11/2019The Chapel Dance Studio - Tapathon 2019
17/11/2019Chocolate Festival - Frome
17/11/2019Paul Simon's Graceland at Cheese and Grain
17/11/2019Festive Makers Market - At The Hive, Shepton Mallet
17/11/2019Folk Encounters with Kitty Macfarlane at Cedars Hall
17/11/2019Chocolate Festival - Frome
17/11/2019St Margaret’s Hospice Up Down and Dirty 2019
17/11/2019Tapathon 2019 - The Dance Studio at Dobbies Garden Centre
19/11/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
19/11/2019INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Captain Marvel at Strode Theatre
19/11/2019G4 Christmas at Wells Cathedral
20/11/2019An Evening With Amanda Owen – The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Bath & West Showground
20/11/2019INTO FILM FESTIVAL - La La Land at Strode Theatre
20/11/2019Wells - Storytelling: The Death of King Arthur
21/11/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM
21/11/2019Great House Christmas Party - Kilver Court
22/11/2019Floral Workshop at The Hive
22/11/2019Somerset Coalfield Life presents Quiz Night
22/11/2019St Cecilia Concert by Candleight - Wells Cathedral
22/11/2019Live Music - Al O'Kane and Friends at The Art Bank
22/11/2019Autumn Quiz Night - Doulting
22/11/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
22/11/2019Compton Dundon - Live music
22/11/2019Wells - Caving Exhibition: Common Ground
23/11/2019Needle Felted Toadstool Characters
23/11/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
23/11/2019The Blockheads at Cheese and Grain
23/11/2019Makers Market at Cheese and Grain
23/11/2019Live Music - President Street Band at Art Bank Cafe
23/11/2019A Night Out with the Brue Boys Choir
23/11/2019Luxury Gift Fair at Crispin Hall
23/11/2019 - 02/01/2020Winter Wonderland at Wookey Hole
23/11/2019Mid Somerset Orchestra - Autumn Concert 2019
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
24/11/2019Genesis Visible Touch at Cheese and Grain
24/11/2019Little Pickles Market at Cheese and Grain
24/11/2019Shepton Christmas Market - Cafe open at Art Bank
24/11/2019 - 23/12/2019Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Dobbies
24/11/2019 - 23/12/2019 Santa's Grotto at Dobbies
24/11/2019Shepton's Christmas - Sunday Market NEW
24/11/2019Santa Parade At Dobbies Garden Centre
25/11/2019Secret World - an evening with Lloyd & Rosie Buck
26/11/2019Composers' Concert Composition at Cedars Hall, Wells
26/11/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
27/11/2019Art Bank Acoustic (open mic)
27/11/2019Light up a life - 2019 Service of Light - Dorothy House Hsopice
28/11/2019The Sweet at Cheese and Grain
28/11/2019Monty’s Stylish, Sustainable Christmas Decorations at Kilver Court
28/11/2019Somerset's Beastly Past Talk - Ice Age Climates and Changing Fauna
28/11/2019Ladies Night
29/11/2019Christmas Extravaganza - Frome
29/11/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Wire Beating at The Hive
29/11/2019Christmas Extravaganza Market 2019 - Cheese and Grain
29/11/2019Eco Christmas Craft Workshop
29/11/2019 - 30/11/2019Christmas Fair at Dorothy House
29/11/2019Forbidden Nights at Frome Memorial Theatre
29/11/2019Autumn Workshop: Experimental Printmaking at Hauser & Wirth, Bruton
29/11/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
29/11/2019Switch On Shepton Xmas Tree Lights
29/11/2019Christmas Party at Precision Hairdressing, Evercreech
29/11/2019 - 01/12/2019 Baukjen Warehouse Sale
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
30/11/2019Upholstery Workshop - Cover a Footstool at The Hive
30/11/2019New Purple Celebration at Cheese and Grain
30/11/2019Charity Christmas Market at Cheese and Grain
30/11/2019London Klezmer Quartet Gig at Halsway Manor
30/11/2019Christmas Craft and Artisan Fair at Wanstrow
30/11/2019Art Bank LGBTQ Rainbow Night
30/11/2019Jazz Encounters with the James Taylor Quartet Jazz at Cedars Hall
30/11/2019Magnificat - An Advent Celebration at Sherborne Abbey
30/11/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
30/11/2019Friends of Haddon Wood - celebration of light amongst the trees
01/12/2019Toy & Train Collectors Fair - Bath & West Showground
01/12/2019Rookery Farm’s Christmas Market
01/12/2019St Margaret’s Hospice Light Up a Life 2019 – Yeovil
01/12/2019Christingle Service - St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Shepton Mallet. Sunday, 6pm
01/12/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
01/12/2019Christmas wreath making workshop - Stratton on the Fosse
03/12/2019A Christmas Carol in Wells Cathedral
03/12/2019 - 07/12/2019Bath G & S Society presents
03/12/2019Talking to the Dark: Stories with Sharon Jacksties at Halsway Manor
03/12/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
04/12/2019Evening festive wreath making - Stratton on the Fosse
04/12/2019Angel Needle Felting Workshop
04/12/2019Snowman Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
04/12/2019 - 07/12/2019 Grease - Drama at Strode Theatre
04/12/2019Evening festive wreath making - Stratton on the Fosse
04/12/2019WI Winter Wednesday
05/12/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Mr Barry Edwards
05/12/2019Christmas Wreath Making Workshop at Kilver Court
05/12/2019Samson Tsoy (piano) - Chamber Music, at Cedars Hall
05/12/2019Symposium: Positioning Sculpture at Hauser & Wirth, Bruton
06/12/2019Christmas Floral Workshop at The Hive
06/12/2019Bad Manners at Cheese and Grain
06/12/2019 - 15/12/2019The Gruffalo - Special Appearance at Dobbies
06/12/2019Late Night Christmas Shopping - Shepton Mallet
06/12/2019Christmas Fayre, at St Pauls School, Shepton
06/12/2019Submarine Comedy Club - the Xmas Cracker
06/12/2019Bruton & District Flower Club
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
07/12/2019Wreath Workshop at Evercreech Village Hall
07/12/2019Charity Quiz Night - Wells
07/12/2019Frome Vegan Market at Cheese and Grain
07/12/2019Lantern Workshops - Shepton
07/12/2019Fishclaw at the Art Bank, Shepton
07/12/2019Festive Family Saturday at Hauser & Wirth, Bruton
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
09/12/2019A Christmas Evening with Merril Osmond at the Cheese and Grain
10/12/2019Wire Jewellery Workshop - Large Beaten Spiral Earrings at The Hive
10/12/2019Movement for Wellbeing and Joy - Ammerdown Centre
11/12/2019Christmas Concert and Carols - Glastonbury Male Voice Choir
12/12/2019Bath Fizzy Bombs & Salts Workshop at The Hive
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
13/12/2019Christmas Dance Show - The Dance Studio
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
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
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
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
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
26/12/2019Boxing Day - Wincanton Racecourse
28/12/2019Absolute Oasis Acoustic Set at Tramways, 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
11/01/2020Introduction to Sewing - Beginner / Level 1 at The Hive
24/01/2020Ghost Hunt at Shepton Prison
08/03/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet
03/05/2020Family Roller Disco - Shepton Mallet