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Lovely little day trip

Took the dogs last Friday for a walk and my two young kids joined us. Great little ice cream truck... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
steverayphillips
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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A unique little spot with amazing houses

This has a wonderful selection of small houses clustered around a green. Each house is different... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Helen B
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took the dogs last Friday for a walk and my two young kids joined us. Great little ice cream truck there and a cafe if you fancy a snack! Lovely trails and you can pretty much wander in any direction and find something to do....More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This has a wonderful selection of small houses clustered around a green. Each house is different and the spot is typically very peaceful. You should be respectful of the residents as the number of visitors must drive them crazy at times. When we were there...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

A bit hard to find but a picturesque stop. The charming cottages sit around a gorgeous sundial. Even on a rainy winter day, we appreciated the gardens and design. So many unique architectural details to see....each home has its own personality.

Thank flash407
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Easily missed - we drove past it once - as the entrance is quite discreet, this unique and picturesque hamlet of nine different houses was designed around the green by John Nash in 1811 was built to accommodate retired staff from Blaise Castle estate in...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

When visiting Blaise astle this group of fantastically maintained "workers cottages" have got to be seen. Preserved by the National Trust and dating back to brilliant designers in the 1800s. There are only nine but once seen never forgotten. The Cottages are inhabited and not...More

Thank BelfastJames007
Reviewed July 1, 2018

These buildings are amazing, all different and all inhabited. Like a time gone by. The chimneys are what keeps me returning time and time again as there are not many chimneys like this to see. Also dovecote. Very peaceful too to sit and contemplate.

Thank yummy88877
Reviewed June 25, 2018

A wonderful idyll in amongst the Bristol suburbs: you would not know it is there, behind a simple garden gate, unless you have a National Trust handbook and found it in there as we did. Park in the nearby Blaise Castle car park, and ask...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This “estate village” is a delight. How lovely it has been protected. It seems to be in a delightful world of it’s own with the thatch.

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Lovely for the people lucky enough to live there but not really a visitor experience. You go through a gate where you an view the exterior of a few houses around a green. There is no parking, picnicking, cafe or toilets. I would love to...More

2  Thank KAW687
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Just over the road from Blaise Castle itself lies this beautiful little oasis of calm: a small grassy green surrounded by 9 gorgeous cottages built around 1810. Owned by the National Trust they are rented out to tenants so you can't go into the cottages,...More

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