Listen to the stories on a guided tour.....
Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 400 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first hand where executions took place.
Shepton Mallet Prison conducts tours led by guides with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the prison. Our two hour tours give you the opportunity to view our historic buildings and learn more about their history dating back to 1610.
Visit us at Shepton Mallet Prison for a guided tour which lasts two hours and covers approximately one mile and 200 stairs. Children are allowed on tours but we recommend parental guidance as some of the content may be unsuitable.
*We regret we are unable to provide wheelchair access on these tours.