Portishead is a coastal town on the Severn Estuary, just over the River Avon to the west of the main city. It's very popular with commuters to Bristol. Portishead boomed in the nineteenth century as the docks were developed. In the last decade, these docks have been re-developed into a beautiful marina with new shops, restaurants and homes.
There's a variety of property in Portishead, ranging from modern one-bedroom houses and three-bedroom duplexes to large, more traditional family houses.
There's plenty to keep you busy. Parish Wharf Leisure Centre has a swimming pool, gym and badminton courts.
Portishead has an indoor adventure playground, which is great for kids. Local events also run throughout the year.
Portishead is roughly ten miles from Bristol via the A369. Alternatively, there are plenty of buses that run to Bristol. Portishead has campaigned successfully to reinstate its train station – this should be up and running by late 2019.
Green space: The Vale Park, Lake Grounds, Gordano Valley Nature Reserve
Eating and drinking: Bottelino’s, Impero Lounge, The Windmill Inn, La Marina
Schools: High Down Infant and Junior School, Portishead Primary School, Gordano School, Clevedon School
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Portishead Parish Poll for skate and wheel park scheduled for 13th June 4-9pm - lookout for the posters designed by the children #bs20
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You'll find a very good choice of Victorian houses of all sizes, also 1930/50s family homes. There's modern developments & Town houses & apartments in the marina area.show all