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
Lifeskills Safety Education Centre – Nailsea Volunteer Recognised for Teaching Thousands of Children to Stay Safe
Four volunteer Tour Guides from Lifeskills Safety Education Centre have been recognised for their commitment to teaching thousands of children to stay safe and lead healthy lives. The guides, who are all from North Somerset, [...]
Organisers of the Nailsea Community Skate Park Festival have confirmed the date for the 18th annual event as Saturday 6th June 2020. The event will take place at the traditional venue of the Millennium Park [...]
The Town Council has made the decision to seek Town Green status for the land to the immediate south of the housing estate known locally as The Perrings. The land has been an informal public [...]
Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
23rd – 25th January 2020 – Nailsea Musicals Present Cinderella
24th January 2020 – Music @ the Tithe Barn
26th January 2020 – 10k Run at Tyntesfield
31st January 2020 – Nailsea United Reformed Church Concert
6th February 2020 – Thirsty First Thursday
Shopping & Markets
Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…
Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.