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Plan your day at the Somerset Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Planning your day in advance will ensure you have the best experience possible at the show! With over 140 exhibitors and two theatres with over 50 sessions across two days, there's lots to explore!

We can't wait to see you at the Bath & West Showground, Somerset.

Opening Times

Saturday 16 November 2024, 10am - 5pm

Sunday 17 November 2024, 10am - 4.30pm

Book tickets in advance here to take advantage of cheaper prices!

 Make sure you have your tickets ready to show on arrival on your phone, tablet or printed out.

Seminars and masterclasses you can't miss

Choose an expert to speak to at the Advice Centre

Decide which exhibitors to visit

Figure out the right home energy set up for you

Plan your day in advance - view the show map here

Grab a FREE Show Guide

Make sure you pick up a FREE Show Guide at the show - your one stop shop for everything that's on.

Or click here to view the online version.

Improve the efficiency of your home

Designed to help you improve the efficiency of your home, the Home Energy Academy, we help you to understand how you can make the most of the energy in your home, save money on your bills and reduce your carbon footprint with our free advice at our very own Advice Centre.

Also new to the Show, Home Energy Hour comes to our Theatres, with talks designed to inform you of the latest trends and advancement in home energy and help you to make your home leaner and greener.


The Advice Centre

Book in a one-on-one consultation with the experts in all things homebuilding and renovating.

These free 15-minute sessions are your chance to get personalised, impartial advice. Whether you'd like to speak to someone from the Home Energy Academy, The Planning Clinic, Ask the Expert, Ask the Builder or Ask the Architect - our experts will tailor their advice to your project.


Getting to the show

Travel & Accommodation

Select your mode of transport below for helpful tips on how to get there. Plus, check out some of the great hotels, bars & restaurants within close proximity of the centre.

The Royal Bath & West of England Society,
The Showground,
Shepton Mallet,
Somerset BA4 6QN

The Showground is easily accessible from the M5 and is situated along the A371 Castle Cary – Shepton Mallet road. We are approximately 25 miles from Bristol and 20 miles from Bath. Please go to the individual sections for further information on bus, rail or taxi travel.

VIP Concierge

We understand that not all hotel requirements are the same and that finding the right one for your trip is as important as attending the event itself.

We have a team of dedicated concierge managers on standby to assist you with your requests and offer our expertise at each step of the process.
Our prices are up to 30% cheaper than booking direct with the hotel or via a consumer site like Expedia.

Click here for more information.

How to get there by...


Car parking is FREE.

We are situated on the A371 between Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary.

Coming from the Bristol area
Turn off at M32 and take the A37.

Coming from Devon or Cornwall
Turn off at junction 23 off M5

Coming from the East
Take the M3, A303, A371.


Our nearest stations are at Bristol, Castle Cary or Temple Combe.

For more information on booking trains please contact:

National Rail
Enquiries 08547 484950
Phone Bookings 08457 000125

Great Western Railway


Bus & coach

For further information on bus schedules and costs please contact:

First on 08456 064446 or the Travel Line on 08706 082608 for times and details of services.

Coaches from Castle Cary, Shepton Mallet and Yeovil – contact South West Coaches 01963 33124


Taxis may be ordered from any of the following taxi companies

  • Castle Cary Taxi’s: 01963 351333
  • No.7 Taxi’s: 01963 351015
  • Wright Cars: 01749 345151
  • Frome Taxi’s: 01373 452211
  • ABC Taxi’s: 01373 452444
  • Chinnock Taxis  01749 831529, mobile 07703068878

To see how you can make your journey carbon neutral click HERE


Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our FAQs page to find out answers to any questions you might have. We hope you find this page useful; however, if you still have an unanswered question please call 0121 728 9819 or email


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