Bristol area guide : Henleaze


Postcode – BS9

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

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

Schools – St Ursulas, Henleaze Junior School and Horfield Church of England Primary School are in close proximity.

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

Main road – Henleaze Road.

Main attractions – The Orpheus cinema, Henleaze Lake (a flooded former quarry), Old Quarry Park, Henleaze Tennis Club and Henleaze Old Boys Cricket Club.

Restaurants – The Eastfield Inn, Ciao, Westbury Park Tavern, Prego and Little French

Population – Approx. 10,400.

Local transport – There are 19 bus services running from Henleaze, as well as cycling routes.