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!

Clarks Village

A short drive away, this outlet village offers a wide selection of quality brands at permanently low prices. As well as the eponymous, world famous Somerset shoe brand, highlights include, Barbour, Joules, Le Creuset, Nike, Gap and North Face.

Food & Drink, Retail Therapy, Little Ones

Cooper Hall

a contemporary music and performance venue within the grounds of a private home on the edge of Frome. Built as a creative haven for use by both the residents and invited artists to perform and develop their work within the beauty and calm of this inspirational environment.

Arts & Culture, Activities


Friendly and vibrant bar, with a fine selection of local ales and ciders. Excellent menu and regular live music.

Food & Drink

Crocker & Woods

Kick ass coffee. Plus all things vintage, hotrods, old motorcycles, original artwork and industrial lighting.

Food & Drink

Dore & Rees

If you happen to be visiting mid-week, make sure you check out the Wednesday auctions at Dore & Rees. The building is worth a look in its own right, but quality and selection of items on sale is second to none.

Retail Therapy


Lovely boutique stocking both well known, and more unique brands.

Retail Therapy

Farrington Farm

Farringtons is a fab farm shop, on a real working farm, with a huge indoor playbarn, making it a perfect family activity, rain or shine.

Retail Therapy, Little Ones, Activities

Frome Independent Market

On the first Sunday of each month, from March to December, the market takes over the town, in a glorious celebration of the very best that Frome and the surrounding area has to offer.

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

Garden Cafe

Glorious organic cafe and a Frome institution, at the foot of Catherine Hill, now featuring a stunning organic deli next door.

Food & Drink


No trip to Frome is complete without a drink (or few) in the Griffin. Its renowned ales are brewed on the premises by the award winning Milk Street Brewery and it boasts an eclectic and packed schedule of live music, all year round.

Food & Drink, Arts & Culture, Activities