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Shepton Mallet is a town and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset in South West England. Situated approximately 18 miles (29 km) south of Bristol and 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Wells, the town is estimated to have a population of 10,369. It contains the administrative headquarters of Mendip District Council. The Mendip Hills lie to the north, and the River Sheppey runs through the town. Shepton Mallet lies on the route of the Fosse Way, the principal Roman road into the south west of England, and there is evidence of Roman settlement. The town contains a fine parish church and a considerable number of listed buildings. Shepton Mallet Prison was England's oldest prison still in use until its closure in March 2013. In medieval times, the wool trade was important in the town's economy, although this declined in the 18th century to be replaced by other industries such as brewing; the town continues to be a major centre for the production of cider. Shepton Mallet is the closest town to the site of the Glastonbury Festival, the largest music festival in Europe. Also nearby is the Royal Bath and West of England Society showground which hosts the Royal Bath and West Show, and other major shows and festivals.

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If you are looking for travel information of Shepton Mallet in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Shepton Mallet is located at a short trip away from Bath a major city in United Kingdom. Add Bath to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. A holiday in Shepton Mallet can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Shepton Mallet*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shepton Mallet

    Know the pollution level of Shepton Mallet before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Shepton Mallet: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shepton Mallet for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shepton Mallet.

    • Burglary and Theft 20.83 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 6.82 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.45 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.23 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.08 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Shepton Mallet - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Shepton Mallet is 170.76 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.74 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.8 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.58 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.81 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.29 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shepton Mallet

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shepton Mallet

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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