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Ashton Court

The estate is about 850 acres of woodland and meadows so you can have some fantastic walks around the woods, in the deer park or take your bicycles along the many tracks - you can go for ages or just have a quick jaunt, whatever you choose it's a great way to get a bit of exercise. There's also a ride-on miniature railway for toddlers in the summer, golf and other activities including a horseriding trail of 1.6 miles.

In the summer, there are usually a few ice cream vans, it's only a short wander from Clifton and yet you can feel that you are in remote countryside.

Facilities include:
Two cafes: the courtyard and golf course cafe and toilets with baby changing facilities

Miniature railway:
Entrance is via the Clifton Lodge Gate and is open to the public on 22 days each year, normally from March to October from 12noon to 5.15pm, weather permitting.

Further information about the miniature railway including running times or call 0117 946 7110

Market:
Ashton Court hosts a vibrant market in the historic courtyard of the mansion house every third Sunday of the month from 10.30am - 3.30pm from March through to December.

Expect to find the finest local producers selling artisan bread and cheese, locally reared meat, organic fruit and veg, apple juice, handmade pies, charcuterie, chocolates, local cider, cakes and treats, jams and chutney, local crafts and much more.

Festivals:
In the summer the famous the Balloon Fiesta is held at Ashton Court and in the autumn it hosts the Kite Festival.

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Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.