Nailsea is a town in North Somerset, about 7 miles to the south west of Bristol and about 11 miles to the north east of the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare. Nailsea is a commuter town with around 18,000 residents.
Nailsea has a shopping area including Somerset Square, Crown Glass Place, Colliers Walk and a high street. There are three supermarket chains in the town and some national banks and estate agents. Nailsea has a few high-street and local clothing retailers.
There are several charity shops in Nailsea. Furthermore there are pharmacies, health care shops, hairdressers, barbers, home improvement shops, pet shops and newsagents. Nailsea also has an office supplies shop, motor part shops, key/shoe repair shops, a music shop and a greengrocers.
On Tuesdays a market is held in a car park near the high street. Usually around 10–20 stalls are set up selling various items including meat and fish, dairy products, exotic foods, technology products, clothing and general household items. The market is busiest during the morning and is usually packed up by late afternoon.
Nailsea has a variety of pubs and a small nightclub. For the younger generation there are several dedicated youth clubs and two Scouting divisions which organise the Nailsea Carnival and Mayfair respectively, it also has other youth groups including Girl Guiding and theatre/musical groups.
Nailsea has theatre, musical and orchestral groups. Most groups are open to all ages and meet and perform Regularly at different venues including The Scotch Horn Centre, Nailsea Methodist Church, The Mizzymead Centre, The Grove Recreation Centre, Nailsea Little Theatre, Nailsea Church Hall and local churches.Information & text gathered from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved June 23rd, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nailsea