Wraxall, Bristol, Somerset, BS48 1NX
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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.

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 or The Cow Barn.

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: 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.

Tyntesfield also features on our list of the top 20 spring walks around Bristol.

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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.


Monday, 4th February 2019 - Friday, 1st March 2019

'Work Hard' storytelling tours at Tyntesfield'Work Hard' storytelling tours at TyntesfieldFollow in the footsteps of Hemmings the butler, who worked at Tyntesfield in the Victorian period, and see how what life was like for the servants, including the kitchen and the scullery.
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Wednesday, 27th February 2019 - Thursday, 28th February 2019

TYNTEtots: Thumbelina at TyntesfieldStorytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of Thumbelina.
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

On B3128. 7 miles south west of Bristol. M5 Southbound exit 19 via A369 (towards Bristol), B3129, B3128. M5 Northbound exit 20, B3130 (towards Bristol), B3128. Brown signs from exit 19 and 20 of M5. For a Tyntesfield Travel Map, please contact the property. Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

Frequent bus services, including First 361 Bristol–Clevedon and also Bus 66 (drops on B3128 at main entrance, 765 yards, level walk), Bus 66 Timetable First 354 Bristol–Nailsea (drops on B3130 at Wraxall, 765 yards, walk including steep hill). Nearest train station is Nailsea & Blackwell. Be advised that it is a 3.5 miles walk from the station or a short taxi ride. £2 off admission or shop if visitors travel by public transport. For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info



  • 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 cafe/restaurant/catering

Establishment Features

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

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Max group size - 53
  • 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

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


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Recent Reviews:

  • Vcanney
    Ruishton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Superb visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th February 2019
    We had a lovely half term visit - we took advantage of the house tours (although we have been several times we have just walked around the house on our own) This time a lovely lady called Jean took... Read full review
  • Jack K
    Silverdale, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Beautifully laid out grounds
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    Visited the gardens of this National trust property and found it be beautifully laid out and cared for, but would like to return and see the estate in full bloom. Read full review
  • happyholsforever
    Trip Type:
    Visiting in Winter
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    Tyntesfield is a beautiful house with stunning grounds but please be aware that at this particular time (February 2019) the house is only open for guided tours which necessitate a ticket from... Read full review


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