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
National Grid is building a new 57km high voltage electricity connection between Bridgwater and Seabank near Avonmouth to link new sources of power in the area, including Hinkley Point C, EDF Energy’s new nuclear power [...]
Theatregoers in Nailsea have a comedy treat to look forward to as the town's Little Theatre is to stage a hit by TV sitcom 'Rising Damp' creator, Eric Chappell. 'Wife After Death' will be on [...]
65 High Street has been named as 1 of the 10 finalists in the Digital Council category of the 2019 Digital Leaders 100 (DL100) Award! Digital Leaders, the nationwide programme for promoting effective, long-term digital [...]
On March 28th around 30 members of the Nailsea Skate Park Project, Nailsea Town Council, and the wider community (as well as several skate park users) met at 65 High Street to review the year [...]
Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
13th April 2019 – Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean
26th April 2019 – Wellbeing Café
6th May 2019 – North Somerset’s Strongest Man
17th May 2019 – Café Create
25th May 2019 – Frythtival
Shopping & Markets
Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…
Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.