Discover Nailsea

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

New Benches Installed in Skate Park

Following feedback from the users of the skate park, Nailsea Town Council has installed four new additional benches just in time for the school holidays. Completed in 2016, the skate park is a modern facility [...]

Citizens Advice North Somerset Have Moved

Citizens Advice North Somerset have moved with immediate effect. Their new contact details are: Postal Address - PO Box 678, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 9QA Registered Office Address - Old Village Hall, 25 Old Street, Clevedon, BS21 [...]

Upcoming Events in Nailsea

Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.

14th August 2019 – Wacky Wednesdays @ Crown Glass Shopping
14th August 2019 – Wildwood Story Adventure
21st September 2019 – Nailsea International Bike Show
5th October 2019 – eat:Nailsea 2019

Shopping & Markets

Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…

Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.

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