Out & About in Frome and beyond
The Merchant’s house is right in the heart of Frome but walks straight out into surrounding countryside and villages can be done within minutes to delightful pubs and villages in the vicinity, as well as taking in the impressive architecture of the town.
Catherine Hill hosts a myriad of vintage, interior, clothing and funky craft shops and the Artisan Market on the 1st Sunday of every month between April and October and December.
Frome is a Foodie Paradise
Somerset and Frome in particular in the West Country, is burgeoning with farm shops, cheese producers, farmers markets and independent cafes and restaurants boasting local produce.
Bath, Stonehenge, Montacute and Tintinhull are some of our favourite places to go.
Art and crafts
Museums, galleries and local artist and artisan’s studios and workshops. Frome is home to a number of fine artists and craftsman.
Live music and entertainment
Check out forthcoming events at Cheese and Grain in Frome, a popular venue in a restored building, hosting live entertainment plus markets and fairs.
Cycling, horse riding, diving, paragliding and canoeing to name but a few of the activities available in the area. The Mendip Way runs from Frome westwards across the Somerset levels.
Somerset and adjacent Dorset and Wiltshire have many beautiful gardens worth visiting from Stourhead to the hidden gardens of Frome during the Festival in July.
The Merchant’s House is only 20 minutes drive from the impressive Georgian city of Bath and approximately 2 hours from London depending on which part.
You can get around the town on foot although a car is recommended if you wish to explore the area. Alternatively taxis, buses and trains operate within walking distance.