Mendip

Properties and events in Mendip

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Behind the scenes tour of Frome Museum

Frome Museum, 1 North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1AT
In person
Pre-booking required

On the ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour of Frome Museum you will visit the vaulted basements in Bridge Street, the ‘cantilever’ staircase in the main entrance, the lower and upper exhibition Galleries, the Library and Collections Room.

Downside Abbey and Monastery Gardens

Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 4RH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Downside Abbey is one of the architectural and historical gems of Somerset. We are offering two free guided tours. 1) The abbey church and monastic cemetery 2) The private monastery gardens.

FleeceFest @Red Brick Building

The Red Brick Building, Morland Road, Morlands Enterprise Park, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9FT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for FleeceFest, an afternoon of music, craft, food, creativity and getting involved at the Red Brick Building. This event has been co-created by some brilliant and inspiring young people and there's something for everyone!

Frome Town Crier Talk

1 North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1AT
In person
Pre-booking required

Mike Bishop, Frome Town Crier for over 17 years, will be talking at Frome Museum on the history, duties and role of the town crier. Mike will also speak on the many town crier competitions he took part in.

In Our Shoes: Street Scapes

The Grange, Clarks Village, The Grange, Street, Somerset, BA16 0BB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us in Street, Somerset to see the history of shoemaking and non conformity brought to life as you walk, sashay and glide through our heritage walking trail which ends at the historic Grade II Listed house, The Grange, for a picnic and lawn games

Sweet Track Walk

Shapwick Road, Westhay, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9TT
In person
Pre-booking required

Step back in time and tread the ancient paths of Neolithic Britain with a guided walk along the famed Sweet Track on the Somerset Levels.