South Somerset Visitor Information Centre

A warm welcome awaits everyone at our multi award winning South Somerset Visitor Information Centre & Gift Shop, conveniently located on the iconic A303 at Cartgate Picnic Site. 

A perfect stop if you're en route to the South West or taking a break in our glorious region. 

Cartgate Lodge Cafe is just opposite us, and with plenty of room to stretch your legs, walk the dog and lots of free parking, it's no wonder a stop here has become part of the holiday itself.  The centre is only a short drive from Yeovil town centre and popular with both visitors and residents. 

With so much choice of what to do, where to go and where to stay, our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you plan a perfect day or relaxing holiday. We offer a fantastic range of Somerset brochures and leaflets as well as UK wide destination guides, books and OS maps. 

We proudly support more than 20 local Somerset and South West makers, businesses and producers, so you might just find a special keepsake to make your holiday last that little longer. 

We also sell RADAR keys for access to disabled toilets nationwide. We are able to copy leaflets in larger print, an induction hearing loop is available and there is level access.

 

 

Want to know where to explore, secret gems, and local hints and tips?

We've produced a number of handy free guides, Things to Do, Dog friendly Days Out and Accessibility to help you make the most of your time here and in the wider area.  You will also find some great itineraries for naturalists, historians, garden enthusiasts and explorers.  And in addition, a wide selection of general free brochures, maps and cycling and walking trails to download too. 

Discover more here

Address & Opening Hours:

South Somerset Visitor Information Centre & Gift Shop, Cartgate Picnic Site, A303/A3088, Stoke sub Hamdon TA14 6RA

T: 01935 829333 E: visit@southsomerset.gov.uk 

Currently open: Daily 09.00-1.00pm and 1.30-4.00pm

Our centre at Yeovil remains closed for the foreseeable future.  Please forward all enquiries to our Cartgate centre. Thank you. 

Yeovil Tourist Information Centre, Petters House, Petters Way, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1AS

T: 01935 462781 E: visit@southsomerset.gov.uk

Multi award winning tourism service

Our visitor services and information centre have been consistently awarded many times for its outstanding tourism provision by Bristol Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards and South West Excellence Tourism Awards. 

  

 

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Visitor Testimonial: 

"' I stopped here last Sunday. It always heralds the start of our holiday. The staff are always helpful and friendly too. My children now stop there too if they are heading west. Keep up the great service, you are amazing!!'

 

Other Local Tourist and Information Centres in South Somerset

Many of our market towns have small local information centres, mainly staffed by volunteers. For more information about these centres, please refer to our free South Somerset map where their details are all listed for your convenience.  Many have limited opening hours and others are information points only. Download your free map and information below. 

South Somerset Map & Local Information Centres