New Homes in Bristol
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Energetic, vibrant and offering a rich history and heritage, buying a new home in Bristol won’t disappoint.
The maritime city offers something for everyone, from its trendy bohemian corners to its beautiful green spaces. Its excellent transport links make it easily accessible, while its fantastic attractions make it second to none.
Things to see and do
If you love to shop, you’ll love Bristol. Local produce is very popular with a selection of different markets held throughout the week.
The Harbourside Market is held every Saturday and Sunday in the undercover walkway on the waterfront. It champions local and serves up everything from freshly baked bread and cakes to vintage finds and art pieces.
Seasonal produce and live music is the feature of Whiteladies Road Market, while Temple Quay Market showcases street food from across the globe. Further options include St Nicholas Market, The Nails Market and Bristol Farmers Market. With such a selection on offer, there’s something for everyone.
High street favourites can be found at Bristol Shopping Quarter in the central area of the city. From Harvey Nichols to H&M, a day of retail therapy can easily be enjoyed here.
Bristol’s hive of activity doesn’t just apply to its local market scene. Art enthusiasts can enjoy hunting down Banksy art pieces, while St George’s Bristol showcases a selection of live music from folk to jazz and classical to blues.
Bristol’s history can be uncovered at the unique M Shed project, which offers a comprehensive look into the city across 2,000 years. A 1950s transit shed transformed into a contemporary museum, it shows over 150 digitalised films which uncover Bristol’s trading past and role in the transatlantic slave trade.
Echoes of the city’s history can further be seen in various spots, such as the area around the old Victorian park. This is one of the oldest parts of Bristol and today plays host to a thriving bohemian shopping quarter. A treasure trove of vintage and antique stores, Old Market Quarter is also surrounded by beautiful architecture.
Contemporary art can be explored at Arnolfini. Featuring a selection of performances, music, film and visual arts, the listed harbourside building also offers a popular café bar which produces locally sourced dishes.
A large number of secondary schools in and around Bristol have performed well in league tables in recent years. They include Wellsway School near Keynsham, The Castle School in Thornbury, Bristol Cathedral Choir School, Winterbourne International Academy and Backwell School.
For those looking to go on to further education, The University of Bristol is located in the heart of the city. With over 175,000 students it offers a wide programme of undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Bristol is one of the UK’s most easily accessible cities offering superb links and connections by road, air and rail.
Located at the intersection of the M4 and M5 motorways, Bristol is ideally situated for access to London, as well as the north and east of the country.
Bristol Temple Meads railway station is the largest rail hub in the west of England with direct services available from Birmingham (one hour 30) London (one hour 45), Manchester (three hours) along with Scotland and Wales.
Bristol is served by a large international airport with operators flying into Bristol from 112 different countries