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.
For young explorers we 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.
The Cow Barn
Eating and shopping: The Cow Barn in the 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.
Prior's Wood Nature Reserve
Nearby Prior's Wood Nature Reserve was once part of the Tyntesfield Estate and is the ideal place for getting away from the busy city.
Dogs on short leads are welcome in specified areas of the Tyntesfield estate, please pick up an estate map from the Ticket Office on arrival. Check out our top 10 dog walks in Bristol.
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- 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
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Conference facilities
- Dogs Accepted - On woodland walks only
- Event Venue
- Printed Material in Foreign Languages - German, French
- Tea / Coffee Shop
- In countryside
- Indoor Attraction
- Max group size - 53
- Outdoor Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On site parking - Minimum 450m walk to house entrance. Mobility vehicle available.
- Blue Badge Guides admitted free
- Min group size - 15 or 30 if part of a coach booking.
- Special group rates - 15%
- TIC Staff Admitted Free
Tours and Demonstrations
- Demonstrations Given
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Guided Tours Available for Individuals
- Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
- Discover Tyntesfield
Map & Directions
National Trust members visit free. If you would like to become a member of the National Trust, please speak to a member of our team during your visit.
20% off voucher for café and shop for visitors arriving by bicycle or by public transport, available from the Ticket Office at Home Farm visitor centre.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Certificate of Excellence 2018
- Very Good399
- 638stephenwBanbury, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayStopped for a breakSunday, 12th May 2019Stopped here to break up our journey home what lovely settings the house is great to see and walk round really well kept all the helpers are polite . The grounds are amazing and lots to do loved it... Read full review
- paulw1001London, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayTis a great field!Saturday, 18th May 2019Within easy reach of the M5 this pile of a house has lovely gardens and walks to explore. Ideal picnic place with great views. Cafe good for mid morning break but lunch menu we found fairly basic... Read full review
- Sarah PWeston-super-Mare, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesLovely Day OutMonday, 20th May 2019Visited here with my husband and 20 year old daughter. Beautiful house with lots of history, the gardens are lovely, easy to find and good parking. Lovely in the summer and ideal for a picnic. Lovely... Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)1275 461900
|Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* Opening times differ per season, please check the website.