Two historic buildings in Thornbury are available to visit this weekend as part of the free Heritage Open Days festival.

Thornbury Town Hall is open from 12pm-4pm on Saturday.

Guided tours are available, with councillors providing information on the history of the property and its uses. A variety of artefacts of historic interest will be available to view.

The ground and first floors are accessible by wheelchair users via lift, however the basement is only accessible by steps.

No booking is required.

St Mary's Church in Thornbury is also open on Saturday, from 11am-4pm.

There will be craft stalls, with produce from the Mothers' Union members, and refreshments.

There is wheelchair and pushchair access, although not to the tower, and disabled access toilet facilities.

No booking is needed to visit the church. To book the church tower, email or phone 01454419082.

Yate Heritage Centre are hosting tours of the area next week, as well as the Yate International Festival on September 18.

Acton Court, Dyrham Park, Winterbourne Medieval Barn are also among the buildings offering free entry at various points from September 10-19.

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