Staying in Frome


There are lots of places to stay here in Frome, have a look at this list of accommodation provided by the local town council:

Most of our students find good quality and convenient local accommodation through Airbnb

Local amenities

Frome is a genuinely wonderful little place situated close to Bristol, Bath and a number of other nice places. We have compiled a short list of our recommended places to visit whilst you’re staying in Frome. You can use our interactive google map at the bottom of the page to find even more great places to visit.

Food and Drink - Frome

Palmer Street Bottle specialises in Craft Beers, Wines and Spirits showcasing the best in local producers as well as a range of UK based and International makers and brewers.

Brewed Boy Tap House & Bottle Shop serves 70 different craft beers and artisan ciders for you to either drink in or takeaway.

The Griffin is a recently restored heritage pub in the heart of Frome. New owners have given the Griffin a new lease of life.  Discover the best cask ales, craft beer, local gins, and quirky rum & tequila in a beautiful pub. Every Wednesday they host a pop up supper club courtesy of fantastic local guest chefs.

Rye Bakery is an independent boutique bakery located in a beautiful 300 year old church hall. It’s large open space and casual atmosphere make it a perfect space for families and large groups.

The River House is a charming little cafe specialising in coffee, brunch and breakfasts. An excellent place to pick up a take away coffee on the way to the workshop.

Moo and Two is an independent cafe that prides itself on its range of loose leaf tea. The cafe also offers cake, coffee and lunch. Located on Frome’s famous Catherine Hill.

Thai Kitchen is a fantastic restaurant with a simple but excellent menu, just four or five dishes at lunch, and a couple more in the evening, changing every day, to eat in and take away.  

Jhalmuri Restaurant serves a mix of authentic Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine prepared with the experience and skills of local chefs reproducing the traditional flavours of regional Bangladeshi cooking in Frome.

The Fat Radish is a laid back restaurant and bar, providing Frome with a vibrant yet down to earth hang out with an impressive menu and relaxed attitude.

Things to do - Cycling related

Windhill Bike Park riding spot includes blue routes, freeride trails, downhill runs, ladder drops and plenty of natural features too. The site is pay-to-ride.See the following website for more information.

Cheddar Gorge A noteworthy cycling climb through the beautiful limestone gorge of Cheddar, Somerset. It is featured in Simon Warren’s 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs. Climbing gently out of the village of Cheddar, the road starts to snake upwards at a gradient of up to 16% round some twisty corners.

Business as Usual is the collective home of 3 independent cycling businesses in Redfield, Bristol. Featuring a cafe, workshop, custom paint studio & retail showroom. The shop hosts weekly road and gravel social riding events.

The Rapha Archive Store is a cycling clothing outlet store in the Kilver Court shopping centre, Shepton Mallet. The store hosts monthly social ride events.

Things to do - Local Area

Westway Cinema is a recently renovated and privately run cinema featuring three screens and very reasonably priced tickets.

Cheese and Grain is a not-for-profit venue in a restored building, hosting live entertainment plus markets and fairs. See website for upcoming events.

Hauser and Wirth Somerset is an internationally renowned art gallery and events space located in the town of Bruton.

The Roman Baths are one of the best preserved sites of historical interest in Europe, and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Located in the beautiful city of Bath.