Bristol Area Guide : Stoke Bishop
Neighbours with Westbury-on-Trym, Stoke Bishop is a quiet and attractive suburb too with good primary schools and easy access to The Mall at Cribb's Causeway (Bristol's out of town shopping alternative to Cabot Circus).
Shopping – – Largely a residential area, there is a row of shops on Druid Hill, with a number of small local businesses surrounding.
Postcode – BS9
Primary/Secondary Schools – Elmlea Infant School and Elmla Junior School are based in the area, with The Redmaids School and Torwood House School based nearby.
Age of Houses – Stoke Bishop offers property types including both period and modern housing, a variable mix of Victorian property and flats.
Main Road – Druid Hill
Main Attractions – The cricket grounds which runs two senior sides on Saturday and has a thriving Juniors section with teams represented from U9s to U13s.
Restaurant – Ciao is a lovely Italian restaurant, whilst the Bengal Raj is also a highly popular choice.
Random Fact – The association with Druids arose from a megalithic monument, apparently the remains of a burial chamber, discovered in 1811 off what is now Druid Hill.
Population – Just over 9000.
Local Transport – There are regular bus services from the city centre and the university to Stoke Bishop.