Set in beautiful parkland of the Henbury area of Bristol, Blaise Castle House Museum exhibits a plethora of historical exhibits and features including; a Victorian school room, period costume, model trains, soldiers and dolls, kitchen and laundry equipment, Victorian toilets and baths and the History of the Blaise Castle Estate.
The estate was mentioned in Jane Austin’s ‘Northanger Abbey’ as the ‘finest place in England.’ It was built between 1796 and 1798 for John Harford, a wealthy and influential merchant and banker from Bristol. The grounds were landscaped by Humphrey Repton and the dairy and conservatory by John Nash. The picture gallery was added between 1832 and 1833 by Charles Cockerall.
Blaise Castle House Museum is at Henbury Road, Henbury, Bristol, Somerset BS10 7QS.
Tel: 0117 9039818
Fax: 01179 222047