Bishopston is the area around the much-loved Gloucester Road (A38), renowned for its fantastic selection of independent shops.
Gloucester Road has lots of lovely pubs and restaurants, as well as miles (literally!) of cafe culture. It's a real local high street and the hub of the community. Take a walk down Gloucester Road and you'll learn pretty much everything you need to know about the area.
This is a very popular area for families of all ages and sizes, and a healthy mix of young professionals and students also call this vibrant part of the city home. The majority of residential property is Victorian, but there are also some 1930s semis, mostly in West Bishopston. There’s a good choice of converted flats and modern apartments, too.
The city centre is walkable, but there’s direct and frequent public transport if you prefer. Lots of people choose to cycle to work across the city from Bishopston. There are nearby railway stations at Montpelier and Redland with trains to Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. The M32 is easily accessible, too.
Green space: St Andrews Park, Horfield Common
Shopping: Iota, Pink Lemons, Fox + Feather, many more
Eating and drinking: Blue Lagoon, Urban Standard, Zazu's Kitchen, The Grace, Boston Tea Party, Bakers & Co.
Schools: Brunel Field Primary School, Sefton Park Junior School, Fairlawn Primary School, Ashley Down Primary School, Bishop Road Primary School
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You'll find a very good choice of large Victorian houses, many beautifully updated & modernised to make lovely family homes. There's also many quality converted flats & some new builds.show all