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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

Catering

  • 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

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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    69
  • Very Good
    73
  • Average
    25
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • amysdad
    np26 3ls
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Unexpected visit that was long overdue
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    We diverted to Blaise by chance after hearing of congestion in the City Centre. The grounds and walks are a delight and a credit to Bristol Museums. The museum itself is small but as other reviewers... Read full review
  • mauriceboye
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    " A small but interesting museum "
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th August 2018
    Being a Bristolian l always like re - visiting areas l have good memories of. An interesting museum full of good exhibits and displays. Read full review
  • Claire C
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great visit to a popular gem in Bristol
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd July 2018
    Thoroughly enjoyed my time spent there, the very helpful Volunteer guides talked me through what to see and enjoy. After visiting the museum, walked through the gardens to the Castle which was shut... 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 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00
Tuesday11:0016:00
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
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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