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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

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    65
  • Very Good
    66
  • Average
    20
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Lewis H
    Bristol, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great summers day out.
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th May 2017
    I have been here many times over the years - and it is a great place to come for a summers day picnic, usually with lots of events taking place. The house museum is great itself - and my great... Read full review
  • rosheeba
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Famous place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th May 2017
    Blaise castle is a famous place to visit its history of the castle have memories & the grounds that all families visit every day it's packed with children in the summer, using the playground also... Read full review
  • 116flowergirl
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely wedding location
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 6th May 2017
    Although locals associate Blaise with good family walks, playground and tea shop, it offers more. My sons civil ceremony was held in the picture room at Blaise House. The side room was ideal for... 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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