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Right on my doorstep

We are very fortunate to live just off the top of Catherine Hill. It's very picturesque and has a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bextherunt
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Frome, United Kingdom
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To shop or not to shop ?

Street shopping at its best . You can shop for anything for everyone here and even enjoy a quick... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph828384
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Valletta, Malta
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All reviews cobbled street independent shops model shop steep climb few hours high streets garden cafe well worth a visit old england lovely atmosphere both sides town centre something for everyone sunday market wide range hidden gem for sale
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are very fortunate to live just off the top of Catherine Hill. It's very picturesque and has a multitude of shops that are out of the ordinary. Just what you want when visiting this quirky little town! A choice of coffee shops, gift shops...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Street shopping at its best . You can shop for anything for everyone here and even enjoy a quick meal and a coffee. Not far away you can find another lovely street ( cheap street ) So many curiousities here it’s a lovely and enjoyable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph828384
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Frome has a wide range of lovely independent traders who really seem to make an effort in presenting their products well. From Florists to Artists to Vintage to Antique. Catherine Hill is a cobbled hill within the Town that has a wide range of these...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Steve Q
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A quaint cobbled street in the heart of Frome offering various independent shops and cafes. It is quite steep but a worth while visit. Plenty of unusual fare on offer and a bit old fashioned but pleasing architecture

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 26 October 2018

My son and I were in Frome visiting elderly family. I took him to see some of my childhood memories it really seemed it had got steeper and not me getting older. He loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank celiahayward1
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Such a great collection of eclectic, independent shops with panache and verve to explore. The pleasing architecture, ancient cobbles, and beguiling window displays invite you to wander and linger.

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank CarolineG3984
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Catherine Hill is a real gem! It’s reasonably steep and cobblestone underfoot. It’s full of independent shops selling an abundance of items from fashion and shoes to the most interesting of all, an old-fashioned hardware store which would keep your attention for an age. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Standard town around, with easy cheap parking. However Catherine hill was lovely, gorgeous little independent stores and coffee shops. Nothing seems to open and get buzzy until 11am. Very cute will definitely visit again if in the area again.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lilyv290
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a long, winding, steep hill that climbs out of the centre of the town. It's very old & cobbled so you need to take care when walking. Both sides have small independent shops. On first Sunday in the month in Summer, when the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Andy F
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A lovely street full of a wide range of interesting shops. The hill is steep and cobbled, so be careful if it's wet!

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank DrGrahamG
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sarah r
13 January 2017|
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Response from rotterdam0892 | Reviewed this property |
That is a tricky question to answer as a lot of the shops are individually owned and each owner probably has a different point of view. It also depends on the size of the dog... You would always leave your dog outside as it... More
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David W
31 August 2016|
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Response from nigel t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i was there on saturday
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Andy H
22 July 2016|
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Response from fizzyp2014 | Reviewed this property |
A few are open on a Sunday however most are open when the independent markets are running on the first Sunday of the month.
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