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Once a coal mining village, Peasedown St John is a large settlement just six miles south west of Bath. Much of the town sits on a flat hilltop, with views over the Somerset countryside.
With an easy commute into Bath and a short drive from neighbouring Bristol, Peasedown St John offers a rural location and excellent local amenities.
Bath is a short 15 minute drive away from Peasedown St John, just six miles along the A367. A journey via the A4 to Bristol takes 35 minutes without traffic, while Chippenham is just 40 minutes by car. Driving via the M4, Swindon is a little over one hour away. London is two hours 30 minutes away along the M4.
The village itself is bypassed by the A367 which runs from Exeter all the way north to Lincoln.
Peasedown St John does not have a railway station. The nearest train links can be found at Bath, which has good routes to other major UK cities including London Paddington in two hours.
The closest airport is Bristol Airport, which is served well by both short-haul and long-haul routes.
Places of interest
Peasedown St John is on the Colliers Way cycle route which spans across 23 miles from Dundas – with its famous aqueduct - down to Frome, taking in the Somerset countryside along the way.
In such close proximity to Bath, Peasedown St John benefits from the city’s numerous attractions including the Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa. Historical places of interest in the city span from Bath Abbey to the Museum of Bath Architecture, the Jane Austen Centre and Bath’s Fashion Museum.
Theatre Royal Bath is home to some of the country’s most popular and critically-acclaimed productions, and is also home to The Egg, a theatre dedicated to children.
The village is a short distance away from the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is home to Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge and, just beyond its most southerly tip, the cathedral city of Wells.
Worth Farm, the home of Glastonbury Festival, is just 35 minutes away from Peasedown St John via the A367.
Bath has a number of esteemed higher education institutions, including the Univeristy of Bath and Bath Spa University.
Peasedown St John has three traditional English country pubs and a small yet varied range of shops in the village centre. There are a number of play parks at Eckweek Lane, Beacon Field and Peasedown Recreation Field. It also benefits from Bath’s amenities, including theatres, cinemas and libraries.