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Based on the outskirts of Bristol, Nailsea is a thriving town, filled with community spirit and astonishing heritage.

Whether you want to experience the city-like feel of the town centre, or enjoy the beautiful countryside, Nailsea has plenty to offer for all ages. Packed with shops, thriving businesses and great transportation links, Nailsea has it all.

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Nailsea, known around the world

The town of Nailsea is known all around the world, thanks to the enduring legacy of the town’s glassworks.

Established in 1788 by John Robert Lucas on the site of the Hunting Lodge of the Earls of Berkeley, it became one of the most important English glass factories. At its peak, it was the fourth largest glass factory in the UK.

Latest Nailsea News and Articles

The Uplands Development

North Somerset Council has approved the development of the land to the South of The Uplands, Nailsea  (20/P/2000/R3). North Somerset Council owns the land and has proposed to build 52 dwellings, plus a substation building [...]

Nailsea Community Arts Space Vision

At a recent Nailsea Town Council meeting, the prospect of creating a Community Arts Space for the town was introduced. Inspired by other local initiatives such as Watershed and Everyman Picture House in Bristol, the [...]

Upcoming Events in Nailsea

Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.

Please check each events’ social media platforms and websites, or contact the event’s organisers, for the latest information on cancellations or postponements due to COVID-19.

Shopping & Markets

Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…

Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.

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