Shepton Mallet - Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair

Fri 10 Jun - Sun 12 Jun, 2022

Location & Transport

Royal Bath & West Showground

Shepton Mallet,

Opening Times & Prices

Friday 12noon - 5pm £10 pp (Friday ticket allows entry on Saturday & Sunday)

Saturday 9am - 5pm £5 pp

Sunday 10am - 4pm £5 pp

Accompanied under-16's are admitted free. Discounts are available for group bookings.

Fair Information

FREE Appraisal Service
We accept card payment for entry to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair – once inside, Bureau de Change and cash withdrawal available – minimal charges apply (ID required for withdrawals over £100). Please note that Bureau de Change and cash withdrawals are not available during the November fair.
Dogs welcome ~ please keep on a short lead
Free car parking
You can purchase tickets online and at the gate for Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

Upcoming Somerset antiques events

The West Country’s premier event

Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair is housed in three halls, with over 30 shopping booths in our arcade at the Royal Bath & West Showground.

Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair is the premier antiques event of the West Country, Somerset. If you are looking for events in Somerset and if you are looking for high-quality antiques in Somerset, then Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair is the place to be.

Shop from up to 600 antiques stalls, selling everything from luxury leather luggage to vintage teddy bears. Upon entry to the fair, you can find a selection of outdoor stalls hosting items from antique brass oil lamps to brass ice spades (used with ice cream makers from the early 20th century!). We have items that date back as early as pre-16th century antiques, including Chinese porcelain and Chinese pottery. You can also find 18th century silver pieces, such as 18th century fluted cream jugs and silver ‘bon bon’ dishes.

Those who are looking for some interior inspiration can indulge in unique antique lighting and vintage lighting (such as lighting used from vintage glass lens from a theatre lamp!). We have thousands of antique silver pieces for silver collectors, including silver inkwells from silver makers’ such as Walker & Hall Sheffield, Arthur Fenwick and can even find some special pieces from the most famous silver makers’ Paul Storr, Hester Bateman, and Paul de Lamerie!

Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair is perfect for finding vintage clothing, you can choose from 100’s of vintage brands that sell everything from a vintage jacket to vintage watches. Discover vintage sweatshirts, Levis vintage, vintage shorts, vintage streetwear, vintage bomber jackets, and more to help you make the perfect vintage aesthetic outfit!

You can speak with our professional antiques dealers, some who specialise in 18th century antiques, others who specialise in antique furniture, some who specialise in antique toys, other who specialise in vintage glass. Each antiques dealer has their own unique and quirky items that you will fall in love with!

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How to take part?

Royal Bath & West Showground

Shepton Mallet,

By Road

The Royal Bath & West Showground is located on the A371 just 30 minutes from Junction 23 of the M5 and Bristol.

Car parking is FREE.

The Royal Bath & West Showground is situated on the A371 between Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary.

Coming from the Bristol area
Turn off at M32 and take the A37.

Coming from Devon or Cornwall
Turn off at junction 23 off M5

Coming from the East
Take the M3, A303, A371.

By Rail

London Paddington to Castle Cary and will take approximately 3.30 hours to reach Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair. The nearest train station to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair are: Bristol, Castle Cray and Temple Combe.

If you would like more information on booking trains please contact:

National Rail
Enquiries 08547 484950
Phone Bookings 08457 000125

Great Western Railway


Please note that iacf are not liable for any travel services recommended.

By Taxi

You can take a taxi to the Royal Bath & West Showground which will take approximately 50 minutes from Bath Railway Station. Here are a list of local taxis that you can use to get to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair:

Swift Taxis 01749 340820

Ace Taxis Wells 07841 56550

Call a Car 01749 346033

Chinnock Taxis 01749 831408

Please note that these taxi services are not part of iacf and are separate services.

By Bus

Take the 376 from Bristol Bus Station, which is an hourly bus, to arrive in Street, Glaston House where you change to bus 519 which will drop you at Prestleigh Chapel and then it is an 11 minute walk to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

The first bus that goes to Royal Bath & West Showground in Mendip is the 1A and it stops nearby at 07:48am.

After your day at the antiques fair, the last bus that goes back to Bristol Bus Station will be 17:57pm.

By Air

It will take you around 4h 45m to travel from Bristol Airport (BRS) and Royal Bath & West Showground, the fastest journey usually takes around 2h 34m. The busses from the Airport will be operated by First, First Great Western Service and South Western Railway. The service departs from Bristol Airport and will arrive in Royal Bath & West Showground.

We have a selection of local accommodations for you to stay in when you visit Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

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