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
Major Roadworks on Station Road, Nailsea between 30th July - 24th August 2018. A major scheme to include; road resurfacing, safety improvements, new speed limits and traffic signal refurbishments at Backwell has been programmed. The [...]
Upcoming Events in Nailsea
Nailsea has got things going on for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the year.
18th August 2018 – Virtual Horse Race Night
15th – 16th September 2018 – Nailsea “International” Bike Show
21st September 2018 – Café Create
17th November 2018 – Nailsea Festival of Music
30th November 2018 – Nailsea Christmas Fair
Shopping & Markets
Luxury furniture, gourmet goods, delicious foods, cool cafes…
Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in Nailsea Town centre.