Destination guide

The friendly city of Shepton Mallet awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Shepton Mallet. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its spas, bars and coffee shops. Roman Baths and Bath Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Shepton Mallet

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Shepton Mallet a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Bath and West Showground (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Farrington Park Golf Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Ashton Windmill (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Bath City Farm (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shepton Mallet

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Shepton Mallet. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wookey Hole (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Chew Valley (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Alexandra Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Prior Park Landscape Garden (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shepton Mallet

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 17.4 mi (28 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shepton Mallet?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 516 holiday lettings around Shepton Mallet. From 347 cottages to 67 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Shepton Mallet?

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Ditch the hustle and bustle and discover the allure and authenticity of country living. HomeAway has 210 countryside holiday properties in this destination. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has loads more rental options to search through, including:

  • 96 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 30 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 16 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Shepton Mallet in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful escape is hanging out with your friends and loved ones in an entirely new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway has options for you. The favourite choice for bigger groups here are house holiday rentals, and you'll find 36 currently listed. The rental options that can cater to large groups here include:

  • Searching for properties that can hold 6 of you? We have 125 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £70 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 83 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices begin at just £69 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 8 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 65 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £95 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your grandma and all your pals to Shepton Mallet.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Shepton Mallet?

HomeAway has a wide range of terrific economical possibilities. Treat your crew to a memorable evening out or extend your trip with all the moolah you have left over. Picking up a holiday rental in Canon's Marsh is an excellent way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 57 options and the average cost is £106 per night.