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 SEPTEMBER draw is for a £20.00 voucher for the Poachers Pocket, Chelynch, BA4 4PY (poacherspocketchelynch.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:

  • Westfest - Tickets £43.45, including booking fee
  • 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

19/09/2014Let's Dance - A night of Funk, Soul and Old School Hip Hop
19/09/2014Comedy Evening
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
20/09/2014 - 21/09/2014Abseil the Pyramid Stage for SOS Africa
20/09/2014Gregorian Chant Workshop with Opus Anglicanum - Glastonbury Abbey
26/09/2014Charity Fundraiser - Croscombe Village Hall
26/09/2014Air Ambulance Awareness Tour
27/09/2014Rock 'n' Roll night at Glastonbury Town Hall
27/09/2014Opus Anglicanum Concert - Glastonbury Abbey
27/09/2014Michaelmas Feast
29/09/2014Shepton Mallet Community Music Project
11/10/2014Wells Cathedral - Be a Chorister for a day
12/10/2014The 2014 Festival Run - Pilton
16/10/2014The Influence of the GWR in central Somerset - Shepton Mallet Local History Group
22/10/2014Shepton Mallet Community Music Project
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