Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate

Henbury Road, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QS

Tel: +44 (0)117 903 9818

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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.

Virtual Tour via Google Expeditions

You can use Google Expeditions to access Bristol Museums' wider collection. Once downloaded, search for ‘Blaise Castle House Museum’ to find the virtual tours. Click here to find more.

The Castle

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 Picture Room

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.


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Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)


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Further Information


  • Gift Shop


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

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

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

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

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



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • HGCuk
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Perfect for dogs
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 7th February 2020
      Love this place. We walk here wit me the dog and run too. There are LOADS of dog walkers. Like loads. Great in the summer for picnics and winter it’s just nice to get away from the city. Beautiful... Read full review
    • joshdunn21
      Napier, New Zealand
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Wheelchair users be aware
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 20th April 2022
      The park is very nice, with a lovely kids play park and some super trees to sit under. The site in general is a bit hilly in places. Cafe was nice (gluten free cakes only) with nice staff. We went... Read full review
    • Wombling_Free_7548
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 16th May 2022
      Staff were very friendly. Quite a quirky selection of exhibits, including a scold’s bridle. Not worth a special trip, but do pop in if you are already on the estate. Good shop too - bought a football... Read full review

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