The rollong fields and hedges of Failand

Rolling countryside with small fields and woodlands divided by hedges and sunken lanes


Things to see and do

 Bluebells in flower in Durbans batch wood

Take a walk around this picturesque Somerset village 

Explore Failand, a beautiful National Trust village on the outskirts of Bristol, Somerset.

A group of people laying a hedge

Have a go at hedgelaying 

Join Farmer Mike Amos and National Trust Ranger Tor Stanfield at Lower Failand Farm and learn how to lay a hedge from start to finish on three consecutive Sundays. 14th, 21st and 28th February.


What's on 

Ranger demonstrating fire lighting, on our woodland survival days.

What's on 

Whether it's taking part in our Christmas trail, joining one of our guided walks, enjoying some outdoor theatre, getting creative at a photography or drawing day or even indulging your inner wild child by trying some den building or woodland survival skills, we have events to suit everybody.


Eating and shopping

 Farmer planting vegetable seedlings at Failand

Discover two local farms 

Visit Failand on the outskirts of Bristol, Somerset and see organic food production in action.

 The amos family of Lower Failand Organic Farm

Try the freshest organic produce 

Lower Failand organic farm has been run by the Amos family for many years and is very much a family business.



Failand House was once the home of the Fry family

Discover the family who built Failand 

In the 19th and early 20th century, this was the principal house. The entire estate was left to the National Trust in 1958 on the death of Agnes Fry.