Living in Bristol

A guide to living in Bristol and the surrounding areas. By Jason Hughes.

This Bristol location guide is provided to help you decide on the best locations to live in Bristol. The aim is to cover the main residential areas, transport, recreation and leisure activities, local schools and crime statistics.

History of Bristol:

Residential locations:

Surrounding areas:
The main towns in the surrounding Bristol area are found in the other local council areas. North Somerset, for example, has the principal coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare, Portishead and Clevedon and the commuter town Nailsea.

Estate agents:
A list of estate agents in Bristol and local areas including Bristol, Batch and North Somerset towns
Bath estate agents
Bristol estate agents
Portishead estate agents
Clevedon estate agents
Nailsea estate agents
South Gloucestershire estate agents

Transport links:
Brsitol city centre acts as the main hub for bus transport in the Bristol area and the Bristol city council Bristol transport page is a great resource.
Main Bristol bus services are managed by First Group and they run the Bristol and Bath bus services.

Recreation and leisure activities:

Local schools:

Local councils:
There are three main councils in the Bristol area comprising Bristol City Council and North Somerset District Council and South Gloucestershire Council.

Crime statistics: