Services at St Mary's

Tuesday - Friday
9.00 - 9.30am
Morning Prayer in the Lady Chapel

11.00 Said Service of Holy Communion

Sunday Morning
8.30am - 9.30am ‘Kid’s Klub’ (For children and families - Breakfast and a short service)
10.00am - Holy Communion (with a crèche for under 4’s)(Last Sunday of the month Family Service, Baptism Service)

Sunday Evening
Last Sunday of each month - 6.00pm Healing Holy Communion
Links to organisations which often feature local information such as walks and events in the countryside around you.

Local Tourist Information Centres and Shops

Blaise Hamlet

Hallen Rd, Bristol BS10 7QY, UK – 01275 461900

Blaise Hamlet was fun to see. They are very quaint cottages around a beutiful green. They were built for pensioners of the estate and what a lovely cottage to retire too. There is not a huge amount of things here; no toilets, shop, parking (there is parking on the road next to the houses but not an official National Trust car park), you can't go in to the houses (there are tenants in them) and you can't have picnics on the green. Given all of that the cottages really are very pretty to look at. It's definitely worth a visit if you are near by. I would recommend.

Quiet, peaceful site to visit. Great exam of old English cottages. They are still occupied so you can see the area quite quickly. Well worth a look if you are in the area.

Tourist Information Centres by County. Search for centres in your own county or anywhere in the UK

Corporate Entertainment

Max Events Bristol

Berwick Lodge Farm, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7TD, UK – 0117 950 8080

Great fun. Organised really well. Food and drinks offered were great prices. Burgers/hot dogs etc. Had an amazing day. Cant wait to go back. Well done guys. See you soon!!!!

Amazing place. Close to the city and a whole array of stuff to do. Good staff that are knowledgeable and down to earth. Not afraid to joke along with you all.

Boat Moorings & Marinas

Bristol Pilots Partnership

Royal Edward Dock, Avon, Bristol BS11 9AT, UK – 0117 982 3081

Boat Trips & Excursions - if available

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Saltmarsh Dr, Bristol BS11 0NJ, UK – 0117 938 1128

The farm and facilities there are fantastic. Friendly and a great place to go and visit

Such a lovely place, with many activitys for young children and people with special needs. Ben does an amazing job looking after people there. A real inspiration for the community.

Local Parks & Gardens

Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve

off, Glenavon Park, Bristol BS9 1RW, UK

This nature reserve is actively maintained by a group of local volunteers, and has a few paths around a wildflower area. A lake can be viewed from a wooden platform, and there were even a few lads swimming in the lake when I visited. There are entrances from the street and also from adjoining areas of open space.

Great for dog walks and kids. The pond is lovely with the ducks

Blaise Castle Estate

Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol BS2 0HQ, UK – 0117 922 3719

This place is amazing ! The main house and museum are a gem to experience, full of fascinating items from the houses heyday. The grounds contain a large play area, cafe, excellent toilets and a vast expanse of grass that is perfect for picnics, ball games or just sun bathing. The woods, hill and nature trail are seemingly endless and contain many hidden treasures for both children and adults alike.

Excellent estate for all to enjoy. Good walks, museum worth a visit for those who enjoy history, the play parks are awesome for little ones (aged 1 - 12 will most definitely Enjoy, even adults) and in summer plenty of space to have a picnic on the large open grassed area... parking is free but it does get busy at peak times, free toilets and a café for hot drinks, food and snacks. There's even a small castle you can visit which has great views from the rooftop (bring a camera). Certainty one of the best outdoor spaces around Bristol...

Hardwick Park

3 Yew Tree Gardens, Easton-in-Gordano, Bristol BS20 0LG, UK

Great website!. Click below to find gardens open during the year around Shirehampton or Bristol. There are photos and lots of detail about the garden.
Blaise Castle House Museum

Henbury Rd, Bristol BS10 7QS, UK – 0117 903 9818

This place holds great memories for me when I was a kid, and still has magical places to be found. with over 600 acres of rolling parkland and woodlands there's plenty to see. Starting at Blaise Castle house and museum, a fine Georgian house which has a museum on the lower floors, displaying kitchen and cookware from times gone by. There is also an area where children's toys and the like are displayed, the whole thing is representative of a well to do Georgian family home. Years ago, there used to be a large children's paddling pool opposite the main house, allover no more than 6 inches deep, but on a sunny day, it was great fun. Next to the pool is a large sandstone alcove, this is a folly, and said to be the favourite resting place of local mythical giant's Goram and Vincent. If you walk around to the rear of the house you will see a massive greenhouse, that would have supplied the household kitchen, with all manner of exotic fruit and vegetables. past the end of the greenhouse there is a gate ( now locked ) that leads to a large pool, which was full of goldfish when I was a kid. Next to the pool is a small thatched roofed building, this was the Buttery, which supplied the main house kitchen with fresh milk, cheese and butter. Take the path down into the woodlands and eventually you will come across the old watermill that in the olden days would have been used by local farmers and bakers, where wheat grain would have been ground into flour, and no doubt would have also supplied the kitchen in the main house. The actual Castle which is a folly can be found about a mile along the park, just before you get to the plantation, and up and around the woodland path to the top, when you get there you'll be greeted by a magnificent castle folly, surrounded by a small park area and woodlands. If you walk over to fenced cliff edge, you will be rewarded with some wonderful views, the trees continue into the distance until they meet the sky. Only one very small fault, is that the parkland grass could do with cutting a little more often.

Very climate Victorian museum. The displays feature objects from everyday life in Bristol and the surrounding region. Apx 1h time. For free

Kings Weston House

Kings Weston House, Kings Weston Ln, Bristol BS11 0UR, UK – 0117 330 3405

Fantastic Venue, we will be getting married here, the owner and staff are all very accommodating and lovely. Their food is incredible for both Sunday lunches and cafe fare. Fantastic building with great walks

Just a lovely place to walk as a family. Plenty of space to walk the dog too. The food is fantastic and a really good price. There's a cosy room to eat in with nice big tables for families. The Sunday roast is amazing. My grandson is partial to their fish finger sandwiches. Worth the visit!

Blaise Castle

Bristol BS10 7QT, UK – 0117 903 9818

This place is very informative and well worth taking a look at, (it's also free). It gives you an insight into the family who once lived there. The play areas were impressive and catered for all ages. Nice walks too, took the route to the castle which sadly was closed, but enjoyed the lovely views from there anyway.

Great place for all ages with lots todo with cafe, lots to explore great viwes and big kids play park and sand pit. Lovley walks and lots of land to play sports or flying kits and much more to explore