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The inside of the Library at Tyntesfield with an arched wooden ceiling, a red floor and armchairs scattered throughout the room
Inside the Library at Tyntesfield | © National Trust Images/John Hammond

Houses and buildings near Bath and Bristol

Magnificent houses and little-known treasures surrounded by peaceful gardens, wooded trails. Step inside and discover things to see and do with the whole family.

Houses and buildings to visit near Bath and Bristol

Discover magnificent houses and little-known treasures and find things to see and do with the family.

The Gothic west front of Tyntesfield on a sunny day in autumn, wrapped in purple climbing plants

The house at Tyntesfield 

The Gibbs family bought Tyntes Place in 1843 and transformed it into the Victorian Gothic masterpiece that exists today. Step inside the house to see rooms that reveal what life was like for those who lived and worked here.

An adult and child explore the medieval cloisters at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

Lacock Abbey 

In its 800 years of history, Lacock has been an Augustinian abbey, a Tudor family home, a birthplace of photography, and a film and TV location.

The front of Avebury Manor on a sunny day, with deep blue sky behind and lawns in front.

Avebury Manor 

The 16th-century manor house is furnished to display the time periods of some of the previous residents, from Tudor times until the 1930s. Unlike many places, at Avebury Manor you are allowed to sit in the chairs, touch the displays or play a game of billiards.

Italianate double staircase on the west front at Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

The house at Dyrham Park 

The main phases of conservation and decorative work in the house at Dyrham Park are now complete and you can explore beautifully presented rooms, delve into the house's history and discover what it was like to live in the 17th century.

The South front of Newark Park house

Newark Park 

A secluded estate with glorious views, providing country house hospitality, garden strolls and woodland walks

Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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Tyntesfield House in Spring

Places to visit in Bath and Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.