New Homes in Fishponds

 

Live the life

Located in Bristol just short drive from the city centre, Fishponds is a flourishing suburb with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re enjoying some retail therapy, discovering historic sites or exploring the nearby countryside, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Fishponds.

Things to see and do

As a suburb of Bristol, Fishponds is close to the city’s many attractions including Cabot Circus, The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, SS Great Britain and Bristol Hippodrome. Closer to home, If you want to grow your own food, there are a number of allotments around Fishponds including Stapleton Allotments, Thingwall Park Allotments and Whitefield Road Allotments.

If you like going on walks outdoors, green spaces close to Fishponds include Oldbury Court Estate and Eastville Park, while Coombe Brook Nature Reserve is also nearby. The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just a short drive away.

Other places of interest include Pirate Bay Adventure Golf, Bristol Aquarium, At Bristol and St Werburghs City Farm. Bristol Zoo is a popular family attraction, while the National Trust’s Dyrham Park and Clifton and Durdham Downs are ideal for a weekend stroll.

Education

For families moving to Fishponds, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools in the local area. St Stephen's Church of England Junior School, Bromley Heath Junior School, Whitehall Primary School and Colston’s Girls School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent schools nearby include Colston’s School and Bristol Grammar School.

If you or your older children are thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England are both within easy reach of your new home in Fishponds.

Getting to Fishponds

Fishponds is just 15 minutes from Bristol City Centre by car, and just over 10 minutes away from Bristol Parkway station, so it’s easy to get to the hustle and bustle of the city. The journey from Bath to Fishponds takes 40 minutes by car, while the drive from Swindon takes around 50 minutes.

If you’re travelling to London, the drive via the M4 takes over two hours 35 minutes. By train, you can get to the capital in around one hour 30 minutes from Bristol Temple Meads. When you want to go on holiday, you can get to Bristol Airport from Fishponds in 30 minutes.