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.
26th March 2022 – Nailsea Choral Society Perform Stainer’s Crucifixion
26th & 27th March 2022 – Nailsea Model Railway Show 2022
3rd April 2022 – Swags Heroes XI V Louis’s Legends XI
8th May 2022 – Toby’s Fun Day
25th June 2022 – Nailsea Community Skate Park Festival