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. 
  • 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
  • The Los Palmas 6 tribute Madness Band - 9th June
  • Royal Bath & West Show - 30th May to 2nd June

  • Yeovilton Air Day - 7th July 18

  • NASS Festival - 7th July 18

  • Mid Somerset Show - 19th August 18

  • Frome Cheese Show - 8th September 18

  • Craft4Crafters - 18th & 20 October 18

  • WESTFEST - 27th October 18

Forthcoming Events

16/01/2019Time saving apps for your business
16/01/2019A History of Oakhill Brewery
16/01/2019Heads Up Carers' Group
17/01/2019Shepton Mallet - local history talk
18/01/2019Wassail Night at Cross Keys Inn, Lydford on Fosse
18/01/2019 - 20/01/2019Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collectors Fair
18/01/2019Wells Cathedral Promenade Concerts 2019
19/01/2019RSPB - Big Wetland Duck Watch at West Sedgemoor
19/01/2019Glastonbury Tor Wassail
19/01/2019Wassailing at Avalon Orchard
19/01/2019Somerset Wassail Evening at Somerset Rural Life Museum
19/01/2019Croscombe - Concert
21/01/2019Save your energy we will put the kettle on
21/01/2019Street - Happy Hour Laughter Club
22/01/2019 - 24/01/2019Wells Cathedral Promenade Concerts 2019
23/01/2019January MOT for your body
25/01/2019Burns Night food and music in the Bar - Cross Keys Inn, Lydford on Fosse
25/01/2019Wells Cathedral Promenade Concerts 2019
25/01/2019Lunar New Year Origami Workshops at Bath Museum
26/01/2019The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines at Frome Memorial Theatre
26/01/2019 - 27/01/2019The West of England Unconventional Market - Ashton Court, Bristol
26/01/2019Wells Lantern Parade
26/01/2019Needle Felted Llamas and Sheep at The Hive
26/01/2019Wells Community Day
26/01/2019Somerset Art Works with Artist Edwina Bridgeman in Wells
27/01/2019Winter Little Pickles Market - Frome
02/02/2019RSPB - Big Wetland Duck Watch at West Sedgemoor
03/02/2019Little Monsters SHEPTON MALLET Market- Nearly New Sale
05/02/2019Paint a Spring Hare in Watercolours in Bishops Palace
05/02/2019Unicorns and Horses Day Long Needle Felting Workshop at The Hive
06/02/2019Willow Workshops with Anglea Morley - BIRDS
07/02/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Tony Griffith
08/02/2019Lunar New Year Origami Workshops at Bath Museum
09/02/2019Chinese Ink Painting: Fundraising for a New Beginning
12/02/2019Riverford Masterveg Class @ The Avalon Centre - Glastonbury
13/02/2019Willow Workshops with Anglea Morley - HEARTS
15/02/2019Lunar New Year Origami Workshops at Bath Museum
16/02/2019 - 17/02/2019Snowdrop Festival 2019 - 16 - 17 February - Shepton Mallet
16/02/2019RSPB - Big Wetland Duck Watch at West Sedgemoor
16/02/2019Snowdrop Festival -“The Galanthophiles; 160 years of Snowdrop Devotees” Talk
20/02/2019Running Effective Facebook Promotions & Campaigns
20/02/2019Willow Workshops with Anglea Morley - PIGLETS
21/02/2019Shepton Mallet - local history talk
21/02/2019 - 23/02/2019Croscombe & Dinder Folics present: Knight Fever
22/02/2019Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - Not Fade Away at Frome Memorial Theatre
23/02/2019 - 24/02/2019Snowdrop Celebration Weekend in Wells
23/02/2019Needle Felting Cats and Dogs at The Hive
27/02/2019Interested in the life of the honey bee? Beekeeping Course for Beginners
27/02/2019Willow Workshops with Anglea Morley - DRAGONFLIES
01/03/2019Frome Window Wanderland 2019
02/03/2019Vintage Somerset Fair
03/03/2019Heritage Skills: Jewellery Making at Bishops Palace
04/03/2019Men of Mendip go to Fight the Zulu
06/03/2019Create a Felted Picture at Bishops Palace
06/03/2019 - 09/03/2019The Opposite Sex - at Wells Little Theatre
07/03/2019Shepton Mallet - U3A - monthly speaker - Barry Edwards
08/03/2019Thanks for your memories Binegar and Gurney Slade slide show
09/03/2019 “Dive into Dahlias” A lecture and book signing
12/03/2019Introduction to Coaching Skills
16/03/2019New World Baroque - Sherborne Chamber Choir
16/03/2019Needle Felting Ducks and Chickens at The Hive
16/03/2019Railtour Visit - at East Somerset Railway
17/03/2019Rare Plant Fair - Bishop's Palace
21/03/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
23/03/2019Rule The World with Tony as Robbie at Frome Memorial Theatre
23/03/2019 - 24/03/2019Steam Gala at East Somerset Railway
23/03/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
06/04/2019Jive Talkin' perform The BeeGees Live in Concert at Frome Memorial Theatre
17/04/2019Peter Rabbit™ Visit at East Somerset Railway
18/04/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
19/04/2019 - 21/04/2019Easter Fun at East Somerset Railway
20/04/2019 - 21/04/2019Glastonbury Medieval Festival
20/04/2019Needle Felted Spring Wreaths and Decorations - The Hive
20/04/2019Kids Spring Sewing Group at The Hive
22/04/2019Mells Daffodil Festival 2019 - 40th Anniversary Special
26/04/2019 Psychic Sally - 10th Anniversary Tour at Frome Memorial Theatre
05/05/2019Family Day - Animals! at East Somerset Railway
06/05/2019Mendelssohn Elijah - Sherborne
16/05/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
18/05/2019Needle Felting Workshop - Miniature World in a Teacup at The Hive
22/05/2019Diesel Day - East Somerset Railway
25/05/2019 Pop Divas Live! at Frome Memorial Theatre
27/05/2019The Gruffalo Visit at East Somerset Railway
29/05/2019Family Days - Superheroes! at East Somerset Railway
29/05/2019 - 01/06/2019The Royal Bath & West Show 2019
07/06/2019One Night Of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works at Frome Memorial Theatre
13/06/2019 - 04/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - for 4 weeks - Finding Shepton History
15/06/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
22/06/2019A Midsummer Marriage - Sherborne
22/06/2019Needle Felted Jewellery with Embellishments at The Hive
29/06/2019Family Days - Dinosaurs & Unicorns at East Somerset Railway
12/07/2019Jethro - The Count of Cornwall at Frome Memorial Theatre
18/07/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
20/07/2019Needle Felted Cupcakes and Flowers at The Hive
10/08/2019Inflatable 5k - at Bath & West Showgroud, Shepton Mallet
10/08/2019PJ Masks Visit at East Somerset Railway
17/08/2019Needle Felted Dragons at The Hive
05/09/2019The Bath Priory (Late summer event)
07/09/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
19/09/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
17/10/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting
21/11/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM
23/11/2019Needle Felted Toadstool Characters
07/12/2019Needle Felted Reindeer and Tree Decorations at The Hive
07/12/2019Vintage Market at Crispin Hall, Street
19/12/2019Shepton Mallet Local History Group - next meeting