New Homes in Keynsham
Live the life
Just a short drive away from Bristol and Bath, Keynsham is a rural town close to the beautiful Somerset countryside, with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re taking the kids to the farm, going shopping in the city or taking a ride on the heritage railway, there’s something for families of all ages close to your new home in Keynsham.
Things to see and do
Keynsham is a historic market town, and there are still regular markets to this day, including fresh produce from local sellers at the farmer’s market. There are a number of shops in the town, and the Kennet and Avon Canal and Avon Valley Country Park are nearby.
As Keynsham is close to Bristol, it’s easy to take a day trip into the city where you can discover more about science at At-Bristol, take a walk or have a meal at Bristol City Docks, shop at Cabot Circus or see a performance at Colston Hall or Bristol Hippodrome.
Bath is also close by, where you can enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants, visit the Roman Baths, cheer on the horses at Bath Racecourse or take the kids to Victoria Falls Adventure Golf.
Other places of interest nearby include Cheddar Gorge, Longleat Safari Park, Castle Combe Race Circuit and Windmill Hill City Farm, while the annual Keynsham Music Festival brings live performances to the town each summer.
For families moving to the area, it’s good to know there are a number of top-rated schools in and around Keynsham. St John’s Church of England Primary School is ranked ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while Carmel Christian School and Ikb Academy offer independent education.
If your children are older and thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Bristol, the University of Bath, Bath Spa University and the University of the West of England are all within commuting distance of the town.
Getting to Keynsham
Keynsham is well-connected both by road and rail, making the town popular with commuters. The journey to Keynsham from Bristol takes less than 10 minutes by train or around 20 minutes driving via the A4, while the town is a 10-minute train journey from Bath or 25 minutes by car. If you’re travelling to London, the capital is two hour 30 minutes away by car from Keynsham, or one hour 40 minutes by train, changing once at Bath Spa.
When it’s time to get away from it all, Bristol Airport is only a 25-minute drive away from Keynsham, ideal for a hassle-free start to your holiday.