Kids go FREE on Self-Guided Tours over the Christmas Holiday with our amazing promotional offer! Find out more.

Tickets

Annual Passes

  • Group 9 Great benefits all year round
  • Group 8 Free entry to the attraction for 12 months (self-guided tour)
  • 10% discount on Guided Tours, Activities and Events
  • Group 12 10% discount in the Cafe and Gift Shop
  • Exclusive online access to The Officers Club

Tours

Self-Guided Tour

Prices from £10
Next availability: Today, 10am

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference, you’re in the right place. Explore the whole prison at your leisure, take photos and CELLfies as you soak up the atmosphere of this amazing 400-year-old prison.

Guided Tour

Prices from £14.50
Next availability: Today, 2pm

Your guide will bring the prison to life through a no holds barred tour of this historic and fascinating building.

Ghost Tour

Prices from £25
Next availability: Thursday 8th, 7:30pm

Shepton Mallet Prison is the most haunted jail in the world... come and investigate to see what lurks behind the high prison walls in the dead of night.

Activities

The Cell Escape Room

Prices from £10
Next availability: Saturday 10th, 10:30am

The Cell is a fully immersive state-of-the-art escape room experience. A fun filled, puzzle-based game in a real prison cell with your own Prison Officer. It’s guaranteed to test your wits, as you try to outsmart The Cell and make your way to freedom.

The Hole Escape Room

Prices from £10
Next availability: Saturday 10th, 10:30am

The Hole is a fully immersive state-of-the-art escape room experience. An adrenaline filled puzzle-based game set in a dark prison cell, known as The Hole, with your own Prison Officer. It’s guaranteed to test your wits, as you try to escape The Hole and make your way to freedom.

Events

Night Behind Bars

Prices from £69
Next availability: Friday 5th, 8pm

Night Behind Bars is a 12 hour overnight stay in a prison, without the sentence!

Art Behind Bars

Prices from Free Entry

Shepton Mallet Prison was excited and delighted to host the exhibition ‘OUTSIDE IN,’ part of SAW’s Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2022 and inspired by the festival’s theme ‘Sanctuary.’ OUTSIDE IN aimed to inspire curiosity, intrigue and joy as visitors were immersed in the transformed space behind bars.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm