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Tyntesfield

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Tyntesfield

About

At its heart Tyntesfield is a Victorian country house and estate, which serves as a backdrop to the remarkable story of four generations of the Gibbs family. Their tale charts the accumulation of wealth from the guano trade, transformation of a Georgian house to a Victorian Gothic masterpiece and the collection of over 50,000 objects. Their achievements are celebrated through ornate Gothic carvings, flower-filled terraces and an expansive estate amid the Somerset countryside. With each visit you'll experience a new side of Tyntesfield, as they close one door and open another. In 2016 we continue ‘Changing times – Antony Gibbs at Tyntesfield’: an exploration into the life of the second generation of the family who called this special place 'home'.

               

For young explorers they have three play areas; including a woodland adventure and sculpture trail. Packed activities programme including open air theatre, food and craft markets (first Sunday of each month April to November) and living history.

 

Eating and shopping: Home Farm visitor centre offers year-round homemade dishes using estate-grown ingredients. Shop with plant sales, second-hand bookshop and small play area. For light bites while exploring, try the Pavilion Café.            

 

Dogs: welcome on two woodland walks, signed (year-round); in formal gardens (November to February).

Extras

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing loop and Braille guide available at Visitor Reception.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Touch Map
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Minimum 450m walk to house entrance. Mobility vehicle available.

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Max group size - 53
  • Min group size - 15 or 30 if part of a coach booking.
  • Special group rates - 15%
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted - On woodland walks only
  • Event Venue
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - German, French
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Video

  • Watch "A very Victorian Christmas Tyntesfield 2014" video

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

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

Guide Prices

The Gift Aid admission prices include a 10% voluntary donation. Alternatively, you can choose to pay the standard admission prices which are displayed at the property. Please note admission to the house on weekends and during busy periods is by timed ticket. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
National Trust members enjoy free admission to Tyntesfield. If you would like to become a member of the National Trust, please speak to one of our team on the day.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    539
  • Very Good
    270
  • Average
    83
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    25

Recent Reviews:

  • rwoollhead
    Wells, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Full Marks
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 3rd December 2016
    As a National Trust member and living relatively close, I have visited Tyntesfield a number of times. Always enjoyable - both the house and the wonderful grounds. At this time of year the house is... Read full review
  • Sensitive53
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Christmas at Tyntesfield
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 2nd December 2016
    What a fantastic experience we had today. The house looked beautiful, the staff were all in costume and in role all the time we were there and it brought the house to life. Everyone was really... Read full review
  • VetTed
    Somerset
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely house ruined
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 2nd December 2016
    Very very peed off with the National Trust visited,well endured Tyntesfield on Sunday 27th November. Greeted by costumed interpreter in first person mode and the horror began. This amazing house and... Read full review
Wraxall
Bristol
Somerset
BS48 1NX

Tel: +44 (0)1275 461900

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)

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