Our shops in Somerset

With everything from High Street shops to rural property settings, we have a range of National Trust own brand and local artisan products for you to peruse, purchase and enjoy.

    Wells High Street

    Wells shop in full bloom

    Our shop is adjacent to the cathedral, in a beautiful town square setting. It sells cards, books, home accessories, outdoor and garden goods. Visit it to check out the famous hanging baskets.

    Opening times:
    Mon–Sat, 9.30am–5pm (until 30 Mar); 9am–5.30pm (31 Mar–28 Dec)
    Sun and bank hols, 11am–4pm

    Contact: 16 The Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB; 01749 677735

    Brean Down

    The Cove café and shop is right next to the beach and offers a tasty menu. Visit our shop and pick up games to play on the beach or a delicious ice cream.

    Opening times:
    Daily, 15 Mar–2 Nov, 10am–5pm

    Brean Down Cove café and shop, Squires Gate, Brean, TA8 2RS; 01278 751897


    The shop in Selworthy, a picturesque village that is part of the Holnicote estate, is a charming place to pick up gifts and information on exploring the Holnicote estate.

    Opening times:
    Wed–Sun, 22 Mar–2 Nov, 12 noon–5pm

    Selworthy shop, Selworthy Green, Selworthy, Minehead, TA24 8TP; 01643 862211

    Cheddar Gorge

    At the heart of the gorge this combined shop and visitor centre offers a range of tourist gifts and local products as well as outdoor and walking accessories.

    Opening times:
    Daily except Thu (15 Mar–20 Jul), 11am–5pm
    Daily (21 Jul–7 Sep), 11am–5pm
    Daily except Thu (8 Sep–2 Nov), 11am–5pm

    Cheddar Shop and information centre, Sayes Hole, The Cliffs, Cheddar, BS27 3QE; 01934 744689

    Barrington Court

    The shop at Barrington Court stocks our exclusive National Trust range and Barrington's own award-winning cider and apple juice.

    Opening times:
    Sat & Sun (until 16 Feb), 11am–3pm
    Daily (17 Feb–2 Nov), 11am–5pm
    Sat & Sun (8 Nov–28 Dec), 11am–3pm

    Contact: Barrington Court, near Ilminster, TA19 0NQ; 01460 241938

    Montacute House

    Montacute house is home to a shop selling gifts, souvenirs, home and garden accessories plus a range of plants.

    Opening times:
    Wed–Sun (until 14 Mar), 11am–4pm
    Daily (15 Mar–2 Nov), 10am–5pm
    Wed–Sun (5 Nov–28 Dec), 11am–4pm

    Contact: Montacute House, Montacute, TA15 6XP; 01935 823289

    Dunster Castle

    Housed in 17th-century stables, the shop at Dunster Castle sells local and regional gifts and guidebooks.

    Opening times:
    Daily (8 Mar–2 Nov), 10am–5pm
    Daily (3 Nov–31 Dec), 11am–4pm

    Contact: Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead, TA24 6SL; 01643 821314


    The large shop at Tyntesfield is home to a wide range of local products. If you're feeling inspired by the garden, you can even buy some plants to take home.

    Opening times:
    Daily (until 7 Mar), 10am–5pm
    Daily (8 Mar–2 Nov), 10am–6pm
    Daily (3 Nov–31 Dec), 10am–5pm (closed 25 Dec, closes at 3pm on 24 and 31 Dec)

    Contact: Tyntesfield, Wraxall, North Somerset, BS48 1NX; 01275 461900

    Lytes Cary Manor

    Lytes Cary Manor is home to a pretty little shop in the barn. It's bursting with lovely things to buy including tasty treats, jams, chutney, locally made apple juices and ciders, gorgeous gifts and cards.

    Opening times: Daily (15 Mar–2 Nov), 10.30am–5pm

    Contact: Lytes Cary Manor, near Somerton, TA11 7HU