Choosing to have yourself permanently inked is not a decision to be taken lightly but luckily there are some talented artists in the area, ready to take the job on.

Using Google reviews, we have tracked down the top-rated tattoo shops in and around Chard and Ilminster, based on customer ratings.

Black Ocean Tattoos

Rating: 5.0 based on 28 reviews

Address: 19 West Street, Ilminster TA19 9AA

What customers are saying: "Absolutely brilliant no issues, I had my tattoo done by Taylor. The place was very hygienic and clean, bright and light room. would highly recommend this place. The tattoo itself is brilliantly done, really happy with it.”

Champion Tattoo

Rating: 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Address: 26 Holyrood Street, Chard TA20 2AH

What customers are saying: “Best tattooist around. Great at what he does!

Nice easy going bloke and definitely puts you at ease. wouldn't recommend anyone other than Steve - champion by name champion by trade.”

Inkwell Custom Tattoo Studio

Rating: 5.0 from 34 reviews

Address: 1 West St, Crewkerne TA18 8AX

What customers are saying: “Team Inkwell do a fantastic job making you feel welcome, there is a great atmosphere in the shop. I can't recommend a better place to go for cover ups and help making your tattoo idea's come to life.”

Skin Ink

Rating: 4.4 from 20 reviews

Address: First Floor, 7 The George Shopping Centre, Crewkerne TA18 7LU

What customers are saying: “Really impressed, had an appointment with Jayde. Friendly, clean relaxed atmosphere and I've been to a few tattooists.”