Frome has experienced a bit of a resurgence of late, becoming a very attractive location for people to both move to and to visit. There has been a market in Frome since the times of the Domesday book and you can visit a market in the town on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Also extremely popular on the fist Sunday of the Month is the Frome Independent Market featuring independent traders, produce and local delicacies.

The Cheese & Grain is a not for profit social enterprise that brings world class entertainment to Somerset. Recently famed for having the Foo Fighters perform on its stage, you can catch high quality entertainment at the Cheese and Grain every week of the year.

Visitors to Frome are enchanted by the many alleys to explore that are full of independent shops and cafes. There’s always something interesting around the next corner.

Local Services.  Frome is a large town and you can expect to find a variety of national chain stores as well as more independent traders throughout the town. There are a number of bars and pubs and many cafes and restaurants.

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The village of Cheddar is famous for its amazing gorge and caves, with all of the associated activities like potholing, rock climbing, abseiling and more. For the less adventurous you can wander up and down the gorge visiting the many cafes and pubs or take in a cave tour.



Wells is the smallest city in Europe and attracts visitors from all over the world to see the cathedral and shop in the many shops along the high street. Regular events are held in Wells including a comedy festival, a literature festival and more recently a food festival.

Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet is a short drive away and hosts a market every week as well as a larger independent market once a month. The fabulous gardens of Kilver Court are definitely worth visiting.


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