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Where should you live in Bristol?

Oct 16, 2021
Best Places to Live in Bristol

There are lots of different things to love about Bristol. From the exciting culture to the historical landmarks, leisure activities and selection of great schools, the city is also equipped with a large collection of inner and outer suburbs that are great to live in. If this is your first time moving to Bristol, choosing where to live is key. Likewise, if you’ve been in the area for many years but are now looking for a new place to call home. We’ve picked out the best places to live in Bristol below;

Coalpit Heath

First up on our list of where to live in Bristol is the popular suburb of Coalpit Heath. Lying around eight miles to the north-east of the city centre, the area is surrounded by countryside and also boasts green spaces such as Beesmoor Road Playing Field.  


Little more than a mile north of the city centre, Bishopston is a brilliant place to live if you want to be close to the heart of the action. Ideal for working or socialising in town, this mainly residential area also has plenty of shops, bars and restaurants nearby. It is also found within walking distance of Clifton - an affluent area where you’ll find more cafes and restaurants, as well as a number of top local schools.

Emersons Green

Around six miles to the east of Bishopston, Emersons Green is popular for its relaxed vibes and feelings of space. Properties are generally larger than you’ll find in inner suburbs, while there are some wonderful properties in this area improving the standard of local property. This includes our exciting Lyde View development along Honeysuckle Road.


If you’re wondering where to live near Bristol that’s a little way out of the city and also provides good access to the coast, Nailsea could be of interest. You can enjoy a semi-rural way of life in this area surrounded by lots of beautiful natural scenery, while Engine Lane’s Parish Brook is the place to go for contemporary 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes in this peaceful spot.


With the centre of Bristol around 10 miles to the south-west, Yate is a sought-after commuter town with everything you need on hand in town. There’s a local train station offering services into the city which take less than 20 minutes, while the M4 motorway also runs conveniently close by. You can benefit from all this and much more when you buy a new home at Ladden Garden Village off Leechpool Way.

Whether you’re moving to Bristol for the first time or you live in a northern suburb such as Patchway or to the south of the city centre in Filton or Filwood, we’ve always got a great choice of new build developments in this area. Give us a call today to discuss your requirements, and one of our Sales Advisers will be happy to help.