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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

  • Discover Tyntesfield

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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    642
  • Very Good
    309
  • Average
    93
  • Poor
    28
  • Terrible
    31

Recent Reviews:

  • E35C
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Stop
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 2nd September 2017
    We had a lovely walk and some top notch lunch here. It's such a lovely space. Kids of 1 and 5 struggled a little but we muddled through. All ended well with sausages and home made beans in a stable. Read full review
  • GandC_UK
    Moira, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Major expansion of facilities since our last visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 31st August 2017
    We last visited soon after the NT had acquired the property, there have now been many additions, there is now a substantial catering operation at the entrance and in the park. There are many estate... Read full review
  • Veggrower1
    Addlestone, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Stunning house and gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th August 2017
    This was a very worthwhile visit to a wonderful old house and superb gardens. Unlike many National Trust properties this house felt cosy and "lived in", and almost every room having its own... Read full review
Wraxall
Bristol
Somerset
BS48 1NX

Tel: +44 (0)1275 461900

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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