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!
  • 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 our monthly Restuarant Raffle - Sunday Lunch for two at Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5JB (www.bowlishhouse.com).

Tickets are £1 each - proceeds to Shepton Mallet Tourist Information Centre.  Draw to take place on 6th March 2015.



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

  • Cheddar Caves - save £3.00 on 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

05/03/2015Golden Age of the Royal Navy (1740-1815) - Wells Evening Society
09/03/2015Shepton Mallet Community Music - Rural Youth Project
14/03/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Town Walk
17/03/2015Shepton Mallet Community Music - Rural Youth Project
19/03/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Shepton's Archaeology
21/03/2015 - 22/03/2015West Country Game Fair 2015
21/03/2015Wild Flowers of Britain Day School - WEA Course
23/03/2015Shepton Mallet Community Music - Rural Youth Project
03/04/2015GOOD FRIDAY
16/04/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Shepton in the English Civil War, 1642
14/05/2015Anna perra Fashion Show
21/05/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Treasures of the Museum of Somerset
23/07/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Classic Bus Journey
16/08/2015Mid Somerset Show 2015
17/09/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - My Family and Jack the Ripper
15/10/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Dorest and Somerset Coal Canal
19/11/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - AGM followed by Remembering Shepton's Hospitals
17/12/2015Shepton Mallet Local History Group - Clocks and Watches
21/01/2016Shepton Mallet Local History Group - The History of Cheddar Cheese