Bristol is a city and a county in its own right, bordering Gloucestershire and Somerset. Just outside Bristol centre is the Avonmouth Docks, where the main traffic moves through the Severn Estuary out to sea. Bristol has it’sits own harbour that is more of a tourist destination now.
More about Bristol
In recent years Bristol has undergone a major transformation, with Bristol being one of the 5 cities to share £3.9m urban regeneration research in 2016, the expansion of Broadmead and the addition of several new property developments throughout the area,
Over the past couple of years’ recent developments have added to the value of the area, from new build flats, houses and apartments in Bristol, offering buyers with a variety of options for modern living in this thriving city.
Road links are extensive with fast routes to the M5 to the south west and Birmingham and the M4 to London. There are two main rail networks with Bristol Parkway and Temple Meads stations connecting Bristol to the rest of the country. Bristol has its own airport with departures to most European destinations.
Things to do
Bristol is steeped in history, mostly based around the docks with expeditions starting from there to the New World through to smuggling and the slave trade. There is a vast array of historical venues, museums and in 2008 was voted the European Capital of Culture. There is the Famous Old and New Vic theatres, the Hippodrome and many smaller venues for live music, arts and comedy. For those who appreciate art there are galleries galore to while away hours. You’ll not want for shopping in Bristol with markets, the Shopping Quarter, Cabot Circus, Clifton Village and on the outskirts the Cribbs Causeway shopping mall. Restaurants, cafes, bars and nightlife are too numerous to mention. So much to see and do.
Find your new home in Bristol
If you’re thinking about buying property in Bristol, search through our selection of new build houses, flats and apartments in Bristol above.