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
Priority Football’s popular football camps return to Nailsea School this February Half Term for children aged 4-12. During the Summer Holiday over 250 children attended the camps which will run 18th-21st February. Priority Football was [...]
This year Nailsea Concert Orchestra will be presenting a New World Concert series, taking the audience through spring, summer and finally autumn/winter with a sumptuous mix of classics from Mendelssohn and Copeland, Bernstein to Gershwin [...]
Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
18th – 21st February 2019 – Priority Football Half-Term Football Camps
15th March 2019 – Café Create
30th March 2019 -Nailsea Concert Orchestra Present ‘Appalachian Spring’ by Aaron Copland
5th – 7th April 2019 – Westend Weekend
6th May 2019 – North Somerset’s Strongest Man
Shopping & Markets
Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…
Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.