Bristol Area Guide : Henleaze


Henleaze is green and suburban and very popular with families due to the excellent schools nearby. The area, as with Westbury Park, also gives a lovely sense of escaping the hectic city centre due to the proximity to the Downs.

Shopping – Henleaze features newsagents, bakeries, supermarkets and charity-shops, as well as a library and the Orpheus cinema.

Postcode – BS9

Primary/Secondary Schools – Henleaze Junior School and Horfield C of E school are in close proximity.

Age of Houses – Henleaze is made up of residential developments on Edwardian streets.

Main Roads – Henleaze Road.

Main Attractions – Henleaze Lake (a flooded former quarry), Old Quarry Park and Henleaze Old Boys Cricket Club are some of the best attractions in these northern areas of Bristol.

Cafés/Bars/Restaurants – Bells Diner & Bar Rooms and Casamia are two highly recommended restaurants close to Henleaze.

Population – Roughly 10,400 people.

Local Transport – There are 19 services running from Henleaze, and there are also cycling routes.