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Local landmarks in brief

North Street

A vibrant hub, and the heartbeat of Southville, with a range of boutique shops and cafe bars, coffee shops and restaurants, the well regarded Tobacco factory with cafe bar below and theatre above. A range of independent shops including Mark’s bread, the Southville Deli and Tincan, to name but a few.

The Harbourside. M-Shed, Arnolfini, and Gaol Ferry Steps retail zone

Offers a buzzing alternative to vibrant North St, on the south side of the floating harbour, and provides some of the many points of interest on a 2 mile circular walk of Bristol’s historic harbour.

Arnos Vale Cemetery

A wonderful community run cemetery with beautiful woodlands, providing lovely peaceful walks.

Cabot Circus and Broadmead shopping centres

The new and the old blend to provide comprehensive shopping opportunities with most of the major high street retailers to be found in the city centre’s shopping hub. This is a 2 mile walk from North St.

Ashton Court

Is one of Bristol’s very many wonderful parks, the largest comprising around 850 acres of woodland and grassland.

Clifton suspension bridge and Clifton village

A great day out for those living south of the river. Just a 40 minute stroll up the hill will lead you to Brunel’s iconic suspension bridge, and on to the boutique shopping streets of Clifton village.

Ashton Gate stadium

Home of Bristol City football club, as well as Bristol Rugby, with a capacity of 27,000, which has just undergone an extensive refurbishment and redevelopment after much talk of moving home.


Bristol Temple Meads is one of 2 mainline railway stations in Bristol, but the only central one, and is located 0.5 mile to the south east of the city centre, and about 1.5 miles to the east of Southville and Bedminster, though much closer to Totterdown, Windmill Hill, Victoria Park and Knowle, from which many commute regularly (Bristol parkway is more convenient for commuters from further north of the city).


  • Victoria Park, BS3 4DP
  • Greville Smyth Park, BS3 2EA
  • Dame Emily Park, BS3 1DL
  • Ashton Court, BS41 9JN
  • Brandon Hill, BS1 5RR
  • Perrett’s Park, BS4 2EA
  • Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bath Road, BS4 3EW

Local Schools

Primary Schools

Ashton Gate Primary School
0117 903 0236

Ashton Gate Road, Ashton Gate, Bristol, BS3 1SZ


Ashton Vale Primary
0117 903 0383

Avebury Road, Ashton Vale, Bristol, BS3 2QG


Cathedral Primary School
0117 353 2052

The Library, College Square, Bristol, BS1 5TS


Compass Point
0117 377 2340

58 South St, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3AU


Hillcrest Primary School
0117 377 2440

Cemetery Road, Totterdown, Bristol, BS4 3DE


Holy Cross Catholic Primary
0117 377 2199

Dean Lane, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1DB


Hotwells Primary School
0117 903 0044

Hope Chapel Hill, Bristol, BS8 4ND


Kingfisher School
0117 377 3185

Lichfield Road, St Annes, Bristol, BS4 4BJ


Knowle Park Primary
0117 377 2678

Queenshill Road, Knowle Park, Bristol, BS4 2XG


Luckwell Primary School
0117 353 3382

Luckwell Road, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3ET


Parson Street Primary
0117 903 0226

Bedminster Road, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 5NR


Southville Primary
0117 377 2671

Merrywood Road, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1EB


St George’s C of E Primary School
0117 377 2480

Queen’s Parade, Brandon Hill, Bristol, BS1 5XJ


St Mary Redcliffe C.E. V.C. Primary
0117 3534760

Windmill Close, Windmill Hill, Bristol, BS3 4DP


St Peter's Church Of England Primary School
0117 377 2186

Ellfield Close, Bishopsworth, Bristol, BS13 8EF


Victoria Park Primary School
0117 903 0343

Atlas Road, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 4QS


West Town Lane Academy
0117 377 2295

West Town Lane, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 5DT



Secondary schools

Ashton Park
0117 377 2777

Blackmoor Lane, Ashton, Bristol, BS3 2JL


Backwell School
01275 463 371

Station Road, Backwell, Bristol, BS48 3BX


Bedminster Down Secondary School
0117 353 2800

Donald Road, Bedminster Down, Bristol, BS13 7DQ


Brislington Enterprise College
0117 377 2055

Hungerford Road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 5EY


Bristol Cathedral Choir School
0117 353 5000

College Square, Bristol, BS1 5TS


Chew Valley School
01275 332 272

Chew Magna, Bristol, BS40 8QB


Merchant Academy
0117 301 5000

Gatehouse Avenue, Withywood, Bristol, BS13 8AJ


Nailsea School
01275 852 251

Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, Bristol, BS48 2HN


Oasis Academy
01275 894 680

Petherton Road, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 9BU


St Bernadette Catholic School
0117 377 2050

Fossedale Avenue, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 9LS


St Katherine’s School
01275 373 737

Pill Road, Bristol, BS20 0HU


St Mary Redcliffe and Temple
0117 377 2100

Somerset Square, Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6RT


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