Blaise Castle Estate
Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Blaise Castle Estate review
Blaise Castle Estate is a green space located in Bristol. In the Estate there is Blaise Castle which is a folly that was built in 1766. Also in the 650-acre estate, there is Blaise Castle House which is a grade II* listed 18th-century mansion house.
The estate has a large and popular children’s play area with equipment for younger and older children. For younger children, there is a sandpit, swings, a climbing frame and a slide. Then for older children, there is a treehouse climbing frame, a trampoline, tube slides, a basket swing, a roundabout, seesaws, climbing towers, a zip wire and more.
You can enjoy a range of walks around the estate. There is the 1 mile-long Castle Walk with views over the gorge and woodland trails. Plus a 1-mile-long Gorge Walk, a 1-mile-long King Weston Down Walk, a 3-mile-long Rhododendron walk and a 1-mile-long Royals and St Mary’s church walk.
Inside the museum you can discover everyday objects from centuries past including Victorian toilets, Victorian baths, kitchen and laundry equipment, model trains, toys, dolls and period costumes.
The folly castle, as featured in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey is opened by volunteers on some summer Sundays. If the flag is flying at the top of the castle then it should be open. You can climb to the top and enjoy panoramic views of the area.
FAQ and Further Information Blaise Castle Estate
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.
What are the main things to do?
650-acre park with a range of walks and a folly castle plus a museum and a children’s playground. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *The park is free, to visit.
Is there parking?
There is parking, charges apply.
When are they open?
Blaise Castle Estate is open for most of the year and it closes overnight. For up-to-date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome outdoors in most areas.
Are they accessible?
Please contact the venue.