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Private Tours

Private Tours

Experience Shepton Mallet Prison in a private tour, led by a guide with encyclopaedic knowledge as you explore a 400-year-old prison on a no holds barred tour showcasing life inside.

For all friends and family groups wanting tours, activities or events at Shepton Mallet Prison.

Visit Includes

  • Prison Experience
  • Group 12 Self-guided Tour
  • Group 8 Activities
  • iconmonstr-mobile-thin Photographs
  • Group 9 Drinks
Shepton Mallet Prison Private Tours


If you are a family or friend’s group of 15 or more then you can book an exclusive tour of Shepton Mallet Prison.

Your two-hour, no holds barred tour showcases life inside. Tour guides with encyclopedic knowledge will take your group through the traditional prison wings, furnished cells, healthcare, segregation, prisoners’ kitchen, visits, hangman’s bedroom and finish in the execution room.

Who were the infamous inmates, how many escaped, when was the last hanging, how do drugs get into jail, all are just a handful of questions your group may want to ask.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm