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Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate

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Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate

About

Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate features a 19th century mansion, set in 400 acres of parkland, and is home to the social history collection. Discover everyday objects from centuries past, including Victorian toilets and baths, kitchen and laundry equipment, model trains, dolls, toys and period costume in the museum.

You can also explore the parkland and woodlands, as well as enjoying the cafe whilst the kids head off to the children’s adventure playground.

The folly castle, as featured in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, is opened by volunteers on some summer Sundays. Just look out for the flag flying on top of the castle and enjoy panoramic views of the area from the castle roof.

The magnificent Picture Room at Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate is hung with paintings from the museum's collections and is licensed for civil ceremonies.

Extras

Other

  • Gift Shop

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe located in the grounds of the estate, not the museum
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Licenced for civil marriages - Ceremonies only
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Shop
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - By appointment only

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    61
  • Very Good
    62
  • Average
    20
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • carfgames
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Highly Recommended
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 23rd March 2017
    Special to enjoy with family. You can see the history and evolution of society, especially Bristol. Lovely place and very good attention to the public Read full review
  • LJamesGemma
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Dog walking
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th March 2017
    A lovely scenic Sunday stroll with our little Chi Lots of like minded dog walkers also visiting the grounds And a yummy ice cream 🍦from the van! Read full review
  • dazzer2017
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Wonderful grounds.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th February 2017
    Lovely walks,lovely park,lovely museum.Cafe expensive Excellent 'Goram Fair' event with the giant Goram's footprints and Goram's chair. Read full review
Henbury Road
Henbury
Bristol
BS10 7QS

Tel: +44 (0)117 903 9818

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Awards

  • Visit EnglandCode of Practice Code of Practice 2011

Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday11:0016:00
Friday11:0016:00
Saturday11:0016:00
Sunday11:0016:00
Bank Holiday11:0016:00

* Tuesdays and Wednesdays during school holidays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 11am - 4pm

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