The Area

The Area

Frome is a vibrant market town dating back to the 17th century. Its cobbled streets are filled with interesting and intriguing spots to visit. Boutique shops and artisan produce to peruse, an array of independent bars and restaurants, there is something to suit every taste and budget. Whether you want to explore the numerous historic buildings, stroll through one of its parks or take in a show, Frome won’t disappoint. Permanent fixtures include the museum and art centre, whilst scheduled events are also a great pull for the area. The most famous being the Frome Independent Market, taking place on the 1st Sunday of the month.

The town is surrounded by intriguing places to visit. You have Babington House (Soho House Group members), Bruton, with the fabulous Hauser and Wirth art gallery, Stourhead house and gardens, Wells Cathedral and Nunney Castle, to name just a few.

Fortuitously, the town has excellent links by rail or bus to the nearby City of Bath. If you consider Frome your base, why not travel further afield and pay a visit to magical Stonehenge or the historic town of Glastonbury.

Wherever else you venture, Frome is certain to give you a taste of the original Somerset and a longing to return.

For more information on places to visit, click here for the Discover Frome website.