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Mells is a beautiful, ancient village with many fabulous walks into the countryside. Slightly further afield we are surrounded by numerous attractions and activities. Explore the city of Bath, a twenty-five drive away from the pub and discover its Roman history and Georgian architecture.


Antiques Fair
Antiques Fair
Head across to The Royal Bath and West Showground for the Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage and Collector’s Fair, the West Country’s premier antique even.
Glastonbury Festival
Glastonbury Festival
The world-famous five-day festival of contemporary performing arts takes in nearby Pilton, just a short drive away and showcases the biggest and smallest names in music. Be sure to pack your wellies!
Mells Daffodil Festival
Mells Daffodil Festival
Mells Daffodil Festival is held on Easter Monday every year. With a large number of street stalls, live music, and entertainment.
Longleat Festival of Light
Longleat Festival of Light
Visit the nearby Longleat Estate to see the illuminating lantern spectacle. Hundreds of silk-strewn scenes and digital installations embellishing the ornate Longleat Estate.



Just twenty five minutes from The Talbot is the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Famed for its Roman Baths and historic Architecture, Bath is the largest city in the county. Explore independent shops and restaurants. You can also bathe in the Thermae Bath Spa - the only natural thermal hot springs in Britain. Whilst visiting the city you can also enjoy a glass or two at the Beckford Bottle Shop, our sister Wine Shop and Bistro, we’ll make sure there’s something waiting behind the bar for you.


Frome is a town with a charming historic centre and has a wealth of architectural interest alongside a thriving contemporary and performing arts scene. Frome is also the original Somerset Market Town with plenty of independent shops. There is a market that takes place on the first Sunday of each month that is not to be missed.


Wellness near The Talbot Inn
Country Pursuits near The Talbot Inn
Country Pursuits
Art near The Talbot Inn
History near The Talbot Inn
Gardens near The Talbot Inn
Landscape near The Talbot Inn