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Style and substance

Such a great collection of eclectic, independent shops with panache and verve to explore. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CarolineG3984
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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Steep, cobbled hill

Catherine Hill is a real gem! It’s reasonably steep and cobblestone underfoot. It’s full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chrissieb94
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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All reviews cobbled street independent shops model shop first sunday of every month steep climb few hours high streets well worth a visit garden cafe old england both sides lovely atmosphere town centre sunday market something for everyone hidden gem coffee
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a great collection of eclectic, independent shops with panache and verve to explore. The pleasing architecture, ancient cobbles, and beguiling window displays invite you to wander and linger.

Thank CarolineG3984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catherine Hill is a real gem! It’s reasonably steep and cobblestone underfoot. It’s full of independent shops selling an abundance of items from fashion and shoes to the most interesting of all, an old-fashioned hardware store which would keep your attention for an age. There...More

Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Standard town around, with easy cheap parking. However Catherine hill was lovely, gorgeous little independent stores and coffee shops. Nothing seems to open and get buzzy until 11am. Very cute will definitely visit again if in the area again.

Thank Lilyv290
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a long, winding, steep hill that climbs out of the centre of the town. It's very old & cobbled so you need to take care when walking. Both sides have small independent shops. On first Sunday in the month in Summer, when the...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed August 25, 2018

A lovely street full of a wide range of interesting shops. The hill is steep and cobbled, so be careful if it's wet!

Thank DrGrahamG
Reviewed August 24, 2018

very picturesque - such a shame we visited on a sunday when almost all of the shops were closed! we will definitely return & hopefully visit the market as well as the very interesting independent shops on the Hill.

Thank whitemoonstone
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

It is a hill and it is cobbled bit it's is worth the walk. One of Frome old streets with a new character.

Thank michaelsmith131
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A hidden gem not noticeable as you drive through Frome, but climb up from Stoney Street to the top of Catherine Hill and the rewards are great. Artisan shops and cafes, restored cobbled street and quaint houses, Catherine Hill is well worth exploring

Thank Rutti
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We didn't notice the hill climb so much to look at of particular interest to us was the dog shop and the sixties dresses etc. There were numerous street stalls up the hill and the delight of Rye Bakery at the top. If you visit...More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We had a great day shopping in Frome and this was a fantastic shopping experience . Catherine Hill is full of unique little boutique style shops with something for everyone. There are lots of vintage shops and craft shops but me best of all was...More

Thank Holly L
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sarah r
January 13, 2017|
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Response from rotterdam0892 | Reviewed this property |
That is a tricky question to answer as a lot of the shops are individually owned and each owner probably has a different point of view. It also depends on the size of the dog... You would always leave your dog outside as it... More
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David W
August 31, 2016|
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Response from nigel t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i was there on saturday
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Andy H
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Fizzy P | Reviewed this property |
A few are open on a Sunday however most are open when the independent markets are running on the first Sunday of the month.
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