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The Ultimate Guide to Frome, Somerset

May 4, 2023

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Caroline & Antonia x

Tucked away in the picturesque county of Somerset, Frome is a vibrant market town that offers a unique blend of historical charm and contemporary culture. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful getaway or an inspiring cultural experience, Frome has something special for everyone. With expert insights from luxury Frome florist, Fleur Provocateur, we’ve curated the ultimate guide to making the most of your visit to Frome.

Where to Stay

The Talbot Inn

A prime example of Frome’s ability to meld the historic with the contemporary, The Talbot Inn in nearby Mells offers cozy lodgings in a beautifully restored coaching inn setting. Find out more and book your stay here: The Talbot Inn

Babington House

For those looking for an extra touch of luxury, Babington House, part of the esteemed Soho House group, provides upscale accommodations set in a stunning Georgian manor amidst idyllic countryside. Discover more about this lavish retreat at Babington House.

Where to Eat

The River House

The River House Café offers a delightful dining experience with a menu full of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Ideal for brunch or a leisurely lunch. Visit their website for menus and reservations: The River House.

Bistro Lotte

Experience the ambience of a French country bistro in the heart of Frome at Bistro Lotte. Their hearty and rustic dishes are a testament to the simple elegance of French cuisine. Learn more about their offerings at Bistro Lotte.

Rye Bakery

A family-friendly café and bakery, Rye Bakery serves up freshly baked goods, wholesome breakfasts, and excellent coffee in a relaxed and welcoming environment. For a taste of their seasonal menu, click Rye Bakery.

Palmer Street Bottle

For the lovers of craft beer and fine wine, Palmer Street Bottle is a gem. This bottle shop and tap room feature a carefully selected range of local and international brews and vinos. Check out their current selection at Palmer Street Bottle.

Things to Do

Stroll up St Catherine’s Hill

For a leisurely outdoor activity, take a stroll up St Catherine’s Hill. For unique handmade gifts and homeware, St Catherine’s Hill is a treasure trove of creativity. This charming street showcases the work of local artists and craftspeople.

Cheese and Grain

A pivotal part of Frome’s cultural scene, Cheese and Grain is a venue that hosts an eclectic mix of live music events, markets, and workshops. View their event calendar to find something that piques your interest at Cheese and Grain.

Made at Nest

Made at Nest is a treasure trove of creativity, painting a variety of ceramics while sipping on delicious hot chocolates. Book online before your visit at Made at Nest.

Recommendations from your Frome Florist

Whether you’re making your way to Bruton or Castle Cary, or further afield, Frome offers a delightful pause in your travels—a place where memories are made. Do let us know if you try any of our recommendations.

Do take a look at one of our weddings that took place in Frome at Seymours Court Farmhouse; a celebration of spring flowers.

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