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
There But Not There Project A temporary Tommy figure has been erected in Nailsea in centenary commemoration of Armistice Day and the end of WWI. The iconic and poignant image is part of the 2018 [...]
Nailsea-Based International Interior Design Brand Brabantia Teams Up With Dopper In Company-Wide PET-Free Pledge
Brabantia is helping to turn the tide on plastic pollution by signing a pledge with Dutch water bottle brand Dopper to go PET-free, introducing re-usable water bottles to its 1,000 staff around the globe.To encourage staff to [...]
Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
6th December 2018 – Charity Fashion Show
9th December 2018 – Nailsea Choral Society @ Clifton Cathedral
15th December 2018 – The Greatest Showman Sing-Along
16th December 2018 – The Tin Soldier
Shopping & Markets
Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…
Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.