Bristol area guide : Hotwells


Postcode – BS8

Set on a steep hill between Clifton Village and the waterfront, Hotwells offers a great mix of property types. The Hotwells and Bristol Harbour area is an exciting and historic part of the city, bordered by the river Avon.

Shopping – Hotwells Road has a handful of shops and cafes and leads directly into the city centre.

Schools – Hotwells Primary School

Age of houses – Hotwells offers a mixture of Victorian and Georgian town houses along with newer waterfront properties, some of which include converted harbour offices, boatyards and industrial warehouses. One of the many advantages of the Hotwells area is that a large number of the newly built properties offer great views across the water.

Main roads – Hotwells Road.

Main attractions – The famous SS Great Britain resides within walking distance of Hotwells, as does Bristol Aquarium, We the Curious and Millennium Square.

Restaurants – Hotwells offers a number of great pubs including the Hope and Anchor, the Pump House, the Grain Barge and Lockside.

Little known fact – Hotwells takes its name from the hot springs running through the rocks of the Avon Gorge.

Population – Approx. 3000.

Local transport – Easy access to the city centre with a multitude of transport options available – cross the city by car, bus, on foot or even by ferry.