Frome is an historic market town in the county of Somerset in the South West of England.
Located in beautiful countryside near the lovely Mendip Hills, Frome [pronounced Froom] has a population of around 20,600.
This lovely country town is ideally placed as a touring centre, since it is within easy reach of Trowbridge, Bristol, Bath, Wells, Salisbury, Glastonbury, Chippenham and many more towns, cities and places of interest in the south-west.
There is also a great deal to discover within the town itself.
Frome has a wealth of places of historic and architectural interest, alongside a thriving contemporary arts scene.
In July each year, the 10 day Frome Festival is held, with music, dance, drama, comedy, various work-shops and much, much more. It is extremely popular with locals and visitors alike!
There are also two vibrant theatres in Frome.
The splendid Frome Memorial Theatre on Christchurch Street West hosts many fascinating shows and a variety of talented individuals in all fields of the arts.
Likewise, the Merlin Theatre, located on the college campus on Bath Road provides a wide range of entertainment.
Just outside Frome is the National Trust owned, Stourhead. This is a world-famous 18th century landscaped garden and Palladian mansion. It is a wonderful day out in a beautiful location!