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.
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Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
2nd April 2020 – Nailsea Chamber Annual General Meeting
7th April 2020 – ‘Engaging with Dementia’ Workshop
11th April 2020 – Better Nailsea British Spring Clean
18th April 2020 – Active Travel Event
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.