Welcome to Shepton Mallet Tourist Information and Heritage Centre.  To contact us and for our opening times, please click HERE

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. 
  • Goto our Facebook page (Shepton Mallet Tourist Information Centre) and follow us on Twitter (@smtic). 
  • Lisitngs 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.  Scroll down to our 'Forthcoming Events' for links to further information.
  • Booking Agent for Berrys Coaches Superfast Service to London, Southwest Coaches, Avalon, Aston and Taylors Coach Travel Ltd.
  • Ordance Survey, Explorer, Road and Historical maps.
  • Traditional locally made Somerset Cider Mugs.  Click here for more information on our gift and card range.
  • Postcards, books, pictures, local souvenirs, walks leaflets, guides and Heritage trails.
  • The social and industrial history of the town, from pre-Roman times to the present day, is depicted in displays within the Centre.
  • Local crafts for sale.
  • Most major Debit and Credit Cards accepted (min spend £10).

Latest News


We have a monthly raffle with the main prize as a meal voucher with a local restaurant, cafe, pub or hotel.

The AUGUST draw is for a £20.00 voucher for the Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, BA4 6NA (www.thenatterjackinn.co.uk


Tickets are now on sale to win a "Shepton Mallet sheep", the first cast  from a new Jeff Body sculpture. The sheep will be on tour in and around Shepton Mallet over the summer.(www.eadysjourney.co.uk/)



We also have Saver tickets available at our sales counter for:

  • Great Dorset Steam Fair - Adult £16.50 (Gate price £20), Seniors £15 (Gate price £17), Child 6 - 15 years £7 (Gate price £8) Sunday only adults and seniors £10 (Gate price £12)
  • The Motorhome Show - Ticket to admit 2 Adults £10.00 (Gate price £7.50 per person). Children free.
  • Frome Cheese Show - Adult £11 (Gate price £14), Seniors £9 (Gate price £12), Family Ticket for 2 adults & 3 children £24 (Gate price £32), Child 5-16 yrs £3 (Gate Price £5), Child under 5 free.
  • WW1 Commemoration Fish and Chips meal - at Whitstones 2.30 - 4.30 pm £6
  • Cheddar Caves - save £3.00 on each Adult and Child tickets 
  • The West Somerset Railway - save £5.10 on  family tickets, £2.50 on Adult tickets, £2.20 on Senior tickets and £1.30 on Child tickets
  • Local Theatres  - tickets vary according to theatre and show.



We have a wide selection of gifts including (click here for more information):

  • Traditional Somerset Cider Mugs
  • Jeff Body sheep and stone sculptures
  • Locally produced cards
  • Shepton Mallet calendars, coasters, teddies, bookmarks and pens. 
  • Local history, Cider, Railway, walking, children's books and activity books.  Many of our books are locally written.
  • Local Somerset crafts
  • Sheep pencils, magnets and key rings
  • and much more.



Forthcoming Events

03/09/2014St Cuthbert's Music Festival - St Cuthbert's Church, Wells
04/09/2014St Cuthbert's Music Festival - St Cuthbert's Church, Wells
05/09/2014Pilton Party
05/09/2014 - 07/09/2014Wookey Hole Music Festival
08/09/2014The Archaeology of Beacon Hill
11/09/2014 - 14/09/2014Mendip Hills Heritage Festival - The Mendip Society
12/09/2014 - 14/09/2014ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM SMTI The Motorhome Show - Bath and West Showground
18/09/2014Clarks Children's Shoes - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
20/09/2014Omega & Alpha Charity Oratorio - Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford
20/09/2014 - 05/10/2014Somerset Arts Weeks Open Studios
20/09/2014The Challenge of Everest
27/09/2014Rock 'n' Roll night at Glastonbury Town Hall
16/10/2014The Influence of the GWR in central Somerset - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
20/11/2014AGM followed by Glastonbury Festivals - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
11/12/2014James Allen's Snowdrops at MDC Highfield House and other Victorian collectors - History Group
15/01/2015Old Tools Quiz - Shepton Mallet Local History Group