Local Area

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This section provides a flavour of the broad range of activities near to Niddy Noddy Cottage, for your enjoyment during your stay.

Please use the drop down menu to the left to filter by activity type. Happy exploring!

American Museum

Home to a remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts. The only museum of Americana outside the United States, it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.


Little Ones, Arts & Culture, Activities


There has been a pub on this site in the centre of Frome for over 900 years. We doubt it’s ever looked quite as good as it does now. Fantastic food and drink, in sumptuous setting.

Food & Drink


Exceptional store, singled out by Mary Portas no less, as an example of just how good independent retail can be. Specialises in stylish British made clothing and homewares.

Retail Therapy

At The Chapel

At the Chapel in Bruton is a bakery, wine shop, café, bar and restaurant, providing a warm and friendly place to shop, meet, drink and eat.

Food & Drink

Bicycle Academy

The Bicycle Academy provides frame building courses and skills masterclasses for novices, enthusiasts and pro’s, and fully equipped workshop hire for those who don’t have their own.


Black Swan Arts

The galleries feature a mixed programme of contemporary and innovative art and craft, providing inspiration for the creative talents of Frome and beyond. The centre is made up of galleries, artist studios, shops, a cafe, courtyard and the Round Tower where artist-led workshops and community events take place.

Retail Therapy, Arts & Culture


independent boutique, stocking an eclectic collection of inspired feminine designs in clothing, footwear, bags, jewellery, Dr.Hauschka and luxury gifts.

Retail Therapy

Cafe La Strada

Located in the picturesque Cheap Street, Frome Cafe la Strada serves the finest coffee, pastries, cakes, chocolates and delicious breakfast and lunch menus.

Food & Drink

Cafe Mes Amis

Tardis-like cafe in nearby Beckington, serving ridiculously tasty homecooked food, and also carries a hand picked selection of fine wines.

Food & Drink

Cheese & Grain

Frome’s major venue for music, comedy and more. It’s recently refurbished family cafe is open throughout the day,

Food & Drink, Little Ones, Arts & Culture, Activities