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Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill is a popular central and well connected district, just 2 miles south of the city centre, handily located for walking around the city, or if you prefer, there is a railway station on Windmill Hill, Bedminster railway station, linking directly to Temple Meads, Weston super Mare, Salisbury and beyond.

The Windmill pub, is set conveniently towards the bottom of the hill, a popular entry point to the area from the city, and is a much loved pub which provides good food and drink, pub quiz, live music and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

Windmill Hill City Farm is set at the bottom of the hill, and provides a wonderful educational opportunity for the youngsters, as well as a welcome breather for the parents, with a pleasant café with decent good value food and drink.

Windmill Hill is immediately to the south of Bedminster, so heading into town you quickly pass across East St, a busy shopping area with a string of national retailers and banks and building societies, as well as Asda. There are also several cafes and take away outlets.

Windmill Hill community centre has a range of regular groups and is available for hire. St Michael and All Angels church is opposite, and both are much loved and utilised community assets.

Windmill Hill is bounded to the east by Victoria Park, with its wonderful views across the city, considered by many to be the most attractive park in the city, with play area and café. Windmill Hill has an arts trail once a year, in which local artists open their doors for all to enjoy the fruits of their labour.

From East St you can get a bus into the city centre (if you decide not to walk or cycle), as well as Cribbs Causeway.