New Homes in Whitchurch

Whitchurch is a small Somerset village and a suburb of Bristol which makes it a favourite location for commuters working in the city wishing for a slower pace of life.

With such a vibrant and interesting city on their doorstep, residents of Whitchurch benefit from having plenty of things to do. Couple that with the number of highly rated schools in the area, it means opting for a new home in Whitchurch is a great choice for young families.

Things to see and do

The activities in the village itself centre on Hengrove Park which caters for everyone in the family. There’s a Leisure Centre complete with gym and swimming pool, an adventure play and wheels park for BMXing and skateboarding, as well as a cinema and restaurants.

If spending time outside close to nature appeals to you and your family, Whitchurch has a lot to offer. You can meet the horses and donkeys being looked after at HorseWorld, head to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or spend some time exploring the many country villages located close by.

The trip to Bristol will take you just half an hour from your new home in Whitchurch, meaning family days out can be enjoyed exploring the best the city has to offer. Child-friendly attractions include Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol Aquarium, Aerospace Bristol, tours of BBC Bristol, Bristol Cathedral and the University of Bristol Botanic Garden.

Family days out can also be spent in Bath, just over half an hour away. Attractions include Bath Abbey, Bath Street, Bath Skyline and countless museums.

Education

There are several schools in the area that have been recognised as outstanding by Ofsted. You can choose from Bridge Farm Primary School, Fair Furlong Primary School, St. John’s Church of England Primary School, and Waycroft Academy.

For any family members planning on studying for a degree from your new home in Whitchurch, The University of Bristol is half an hour away, and the University of Bath nearby.

Getting to Whitchurch

Commuters living in Whitchurch can head into Bristol along the A37, either driving (25 minutes) or taking the number 373 bus (40 minutes). You can also jump on the bus to Bristol Temple Meads railway station for direct services to London Paddington (just over an hour and a half), Swindon (40 minutes) or Cardiff (50 minutes).

When the time comes to enjoy a well-earned rest with a holiday, Bristol Airport is just a 20-minute taxi journey.