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Local Information About Charfield

Station Close, Charfield - The Local Area

Meandering along the quiet B4058, Charfield makes a fine home for anyone who works locally or commutes to Bristol, Bath, or Gloucester. Junction 14 of the M5 is just over two miles away, and all three cities are within a 22 mile radius of the village. Closer still is Wotton-under-Edge, with a range of shops and important amenities such as a choice of doctors’ surgeries.

Families have the benefit of excellent local schools and playing an important part in village life are the pre-school group, out of school club, the post office and stores, three pubs and the excellent Memorial Hall and playing fields.

Charfield has a real community feel and sense of village life. Yet you’ll find a choice of supermarkets, restaurants, pubs and cinemas not far away, all within an easy access of your new home. In addition there are many shopping and entertainment options not far away at Cribbs Causeway and Yate, both only 10 - 15 minutes away.

 

Education

 

Schools

The area boasts a host of good local schools from out of school clubs to secondary schools.

The Charfield Out of School Club has an outstanding Ofsted report and is located in the Primary School grounds.

Charfield Out of School Club
Charfield Primary School
Foundation Room
Wotton Road
Wotton under Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 8TB

Contact: Pat Loveridge
Mobile: 07816 236818

 

 

There are three local nurseries in Charfield.

 

Charfield Childcare – Oak Tree Nursery
29 Woodlands Road
Charfield
Wotton under Edge
GL12 8LT

Contact: Elaine Godfrey
Telephone: 01454 269326 / 07891 734390

 

Charfield Pre School
Charfield Primary School
Foundation Room
Wotton Road
Wotton under Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 8TB

Contact: Debra Davidson
Mobile: 07966 616753

 

Natural Choice Nurseries – Charfield
Hillside
Charfield Hill
Charfield
South Glos
GL12 8LH

Contact: Sarah Pearce
Telephone: 01454 269500

 

Charfield Primary School is highly rated and was recently raked in the top 3 per cent nationally based on standards achieved.

 

Charfield Primary School
Foundation Room
Wotton Road
Wotton under Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 8TB

Contact: Mr D Lawday, Headmaster
Telephone: 01454 260518

 

There are also good local secondary schools at nearby Thornbury and Wotton under Edge.

 

There is a free bus service to all these schools from Charfield.

 

Katherine Lady Berkeley’s School
Wotton Road
Wotton-under-Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 8RB

Telephone number: 01453 842227

 

The Castle School
Park Road
Thornbury
South Gloucestershire
BS35 1HT

Telephone number: 01454 862100

 

Marlwood School
Vattingstone Lane
Alveston
South Gloucestershire
BS35 3LA

Telephone number: 01454 862525

 






















Charfield Primary School

Charfield Primary School

Health

 

There are several local Doctors surgeries in nearby Wotton Under Edge along with a Dental clinic and chemist.

 

Yate shopping centre hosts a walk in Minor Injuries Unit and Frenchay Hospital is less than 15 miles away.

 

The Chipping Doctors Surgery
Symn Lane
Wotton under Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 7BD

 

Telephone: 01453 842214

 

SpaDental
43-45 Long Street

Wotton under Edge
Gloucestershire
GL12 7BX

Telephone: 01453 844428

 

 









 











Community

 

The area has strong community spirit and benefits from many social clubs and activities, all age groups are catered for and activities include music, yoga, dance and art.

 

Charfield also has a tennis club and the village Hall hosts many social events and clubs and can be hired out for events.

 











Leisure

 

There is a local sports centre that forms part of the Katherine Lady Berkeley School as well as a swimming pool in nearby Wotton under Edge. Yate Sports Centre is only a short distance away and offers many facilities including a swimming pool and various sports facilities and activities.

 

Local family friendly pubs include The Pear Tree Inn, The Railway Tavern and The Plough Inn. They offer good locally sourced food and a good variety of ales and ciders.

 

Local fishing can be arranged through the Charfield Angling Association on The Little River Avon.

 






The Pear Tree Inn

The Pear Tree Inn

The Little River Avon

The Little River Avon

 

Shopping

Local shopping areas at Wotton under Edge and Yate as well as Thornbury can cater for your everyday requirements. There is a Tesco metro and Co-Operative store in Wotton under Edge, a Tesco in Thornbury and a Tesco and Morrison's store in Yate. Steve’e Shop in Charfield has all the essentials and is in easy walking distance.

 

Yate Shopping Centre

 

The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, offering over 170 major retail stores, is just 15 minutes away from Church Green.

 

The Cabot Circus shopping centre in the centre of Bristol now provides an unrivalled array of shops, bars and cafes.

 

 








Yate Shopping Centre

Yate Shopping Centre

Transport Links

 

Car: The M4 / M5 are 10 minutes away providing easy access to Cardiff, Swindon, London and beyond.

 

Buses: Wessex Connect, South Glos and Bristol all run regular bus services through the area.

 

Trains: The nearest train stations are Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. Both offer excellent links to London, Birmingham, Cardiff and Devon and Cornwall

Airports: Bristol Airport is less than and hour away and provides links to most of Europe.

 









Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport


Bristol

 

Bristol is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with plenty to attract young and old alike. There are theatres and cinemas, shopping centres, many tourist attractions and bars, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes.

 

 


Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

 

Bath

 

Nourished by natural hot springs, Bath offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions.

 







Gloucester

 

Thanks to its strategic position on the River Severn and close to the Welsh border, the city of Gloucester has a rich historic past stretching back to Roman times. You will find a wealth of things to do in Gloucester.

 







 
Location

 

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