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True Crime Meets History at CrimeCon UK

True Crime Meets History at CrimeCon UK

4th April 2024

Exciting news from Shepton Mallet Prison as we announce our collaboration with CrimeCon UK,  as its true crime event returns to Glasgow on the 27th of April. With a fantastic  line-up of crime experts ready to delve into the depths of all things true crime, you simply cannot afford to miss this unique event! ENCOUNTER […]

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New and fun activities in Shepton Mallet

New and fun activities in Shepton Mallet

29th March 2024

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Shepton Mallet Prison, where history comes to life through immersive storytelling and interactive encounters. Dive into the chronicles of the past with captivating tales of courage, love, and mystery, all set within the walls of this historic site. Each story session offers a unique and immersive activity, lasting just […]

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Easter Holiday Activities at Shepton Mallet Prison

Easter Holiday Activities at Shepton Mallet Prison

18th March 2024

Prepare for an unforgettable Easter adventure at Shepton Mallet Prison from March 29th to April 14th! Embark on a journey through time as we unlock the fascinating secrets of the past in a celebration of Easter like no other. Egg-citing Easter Fun: Kids aged under 16 are in for a treat with our thrilling Easter […]

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Night Behind Bars Returns To Shepton Mallet Prison

Night Behind Bars Returns To Shepton Mallet Prison

8th March 2024

Delve into an extraordinary adventure at Shepton Mallet Prison with our Night Behind Bars experience. This immersive journey offers a fascinating blend of Guided Tours, overnight stays in authentic prison cells, and the exhilarating chance to explore the prison’s eerie corridors in the dark. Led by our officers, your Guided Tour will unveil the hidden […]

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The Best Escape Rooms in Somerset

The Best Escape Rooms in Somerset

25th February 2024

The Best Escape Rooms in Shepton Mallet await! Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure steeped in history and mystery? Look no further than Shepton Mallet Prison Escape Rooms, nestled within the walls of one of England’s most notorious historical sites. Offering a unique blend of thrills and historical immersion, our escape rooms […]

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Unforgettable Valentine's Day Activities in Shepton Mallet

Unforgettable Valentine's Day Activities in Shepton Mallet

8th February 2024

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the search for the perfect plans intensifies. Whether you’re planning a romantic evening or seeking adventurous experiences, there are plenty of ways to make the day special. Let’s explore a variety of activities to help you craft a memorable Valentine’s Day, whether you’re celebrating with a partner, friends, or enjoying some […]

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What's on this February Half Term at Shepton Mallet Prison?

What's on this February Half Term at Shepton Mallet Prison?

25th January 2024

Are you looking for an action-packed day out in Somerset this February Half Term? Look no further! At Shepton Mallet Prison, our one-of-a-kind experience offers the perfect day out for all the family! Kids get 50% OFF Self-Guided Tours at Shrewsbury Prison when you book your ticket online.  Children’s tickets are readily available at half price […]

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Shepton Mallet Prison to remain open in the New Year

Shepton Mallet Prison to remain open in the New Year

21st December 2023

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Thursday 21st December 2023  – Following discussions between the site operators, Cove Group, and landlords, City & Country, we are pleased to announce that we will now be keeping Shepton Mallet Prison open in the new year. The building and visitor attraction are extremely important to the local community, and we are sure […]

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Closure of Shepton Mallet Prison Heritage Attraction

Closure of Shepton Mallet Prison Heritage Attraction

28th November 2023

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Tuesday 28th November 2023 – Cove Group, have today announced the closure of Shepton Mallet Prison. The closure comes, not as a result of financial difficulty, but following the breakdown between the relationship with the prison operators, Cove Group, and the prison owners, City & Country. Joel Campbell, CEO of Cove Group, […]

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Kids Go Free this October Half Term at Shepton Mallet Prison!

Kids Go Free this October Half Term at Shepton Mallet Prison!

19th October 2023

We’re offering great value for money this October half term with FREE tickets for children on all Self-Guided and Guided Tours! Buy online or onsite to redeem up to 2 free child tickets for every group booking from 21st October – 5th November. Shepton Mallet Prison is the perfect place for your family day out […]

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Visit The World's Oldest Prison to 'Escape The Ordinary' This May Half Term

Visit The World's Oldest Prison to 'Escape The Ordinary' This May Half Term

10th May 2023

Spring has well and truly sprung as we dive into a glorious British summer, bringing with it plenty of opportunities for family bonding during May Half Term as we get ready to welcome an influx of visitors through our enormous prison gates. Escape The Ordinary this May Half Term, running from the 27th May – […]

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The Great EGGscape at Shepton Mallet Prison

The Great EGGscape at Shepton Mallet Prison

16th March 2023

Join in on our Easter activities as you hop down to Shepton Mallet Prison, running from the 1st – 16th April 2023. Choose from two EGG‘CELL’ent escape rooms, the perfect way to get together as a family and enjoy a day out with a difference. From battling the locks and defying darkness, to testing your […]

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