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).

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

The APRIL draw is breakfast for two at Manor House Inn (Wraxall Road, Ditcheat, BA4 6RB: www.manorhouseinn.co.uk



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

  • Bath & West Show.  Tickets upto £7.00 off from our Sales Counter.
  • The Godney Gathering.  Tickets £20 (+10% booking fee) onsale from 1st April 2014. Save £5 on each adult ticket price.
  • The Creative Crafts Show - save £1.50 on each Adult ticket and Concession ticket. 
  • NASS Festival - No booking fee for ALL tickets.
  • Motorhome Show - One ticket admits two people for £10.00 (on door price £7.50 each Adult).
  • 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

17/04/2014History of Mendip Stone Quarrying - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
17/04/2014Gig: Morris Men - Horseshoe Inn
18/04/2014 - 20/04/2014Cider Festival - Horseshoe Inn
19/04/2014Gig: Fraser Road Race - Horseshoe Inn
20/04/2014Gig: Finches Fly - Horseshoe Inn
24/04/2014 - 27/04/2014ADVANCE TICKETS FROM SMTIC: The Creative Crafts Show - Bath & West Showground
28/04/2014Bingo - Horseshoe Inn
13/05/2014Fosseway Gardening Club: Club Evening
15/05/2014How I become a 16th Century Maid - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
17/05/2014Fosseway Gardening Club: Plant sale at Ditcheat Jubilee Hall
17/05/2014Table top sale - Chestnut Playgroup
17/05/2014Martin and Eliza Carthy - Frome Cheese and Grain
14/06/2014Collet Park Day
19/06/2014Visit to Newton House - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
11/07/2014 - 13/07/2014ADVANCE TICKETS FROM SMTIC: NASS - Action Sports & Music Festival - Bath & West Showground
12/07/2014Croscombe annual fun day and village show
17/07/2014Bus Trip to Crowcombe Court - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
04/08/2014World War I Commemoration
17/08/2014Shepton Show
18/09/2014Clarks Children's Shoes - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
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