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Quirky independent shops

Frome has a wide range of lovely independent traders who really seem to make an effort in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve Q
Poole, United Kingdom
half term visit

A quaint cobbled street in the heart of Frome offering various independent shops and cafes. It is... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Mike D
Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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All reviews cobbled street independent shops model shop steep climb few hours high streets garden cafe well worth a visit old england lovely atmosphere both sides town centre something for everyone sunday market hidden gem for sale arty
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frome has a wide range of lovely independent traders who really seem to make an effort in presenting their products well. From Florists to Artists to Vintage to Antique. Catherine Hill is a cobbled hill within the Town that has a wide range of these...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

A quaint cobbled street in the heart of Frome offering various independent shops and cafes. It is quite steep but a worth while visit. Plenty of unusual fare on offer and a bit old fashioned but pleasing architecture

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed October 26, 2018

My son and I were in Frome visiting elderly family. I took him to see some of my childhood memories it really seemed it had got steeper and not me getting older. He loved it.

1  Thank celiahayward1
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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.

1  Thank CarolineG3984
Reviewed October 8, 2018 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

1  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.

1  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

1  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!

1  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.

1  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.

1  Thank michaelsmith131
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sarah r
January 13, 2017|
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
David W
August 31, 2016|
Response from nigel t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i was there on saturday
Andy H
July 22, 2016|
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.