Bristol area guide : Westbury-on-Trym


Postcode – BS9/BS10

Westbury-on-Trym is a thriving village-suburb of the city with independent shops, great pubs and a great play park.

Shopping – The village is well served by some 200 shops and businesses. There are five major banks, a main post office, library and many independent shops including a hardware store, butcher, baker, greengrocer, craft and fashion stores and many more.

Schools – Elmlea Infant School, Elmlea Junior School, Westbury-on-Trym Church of England Academy and St Ursulas. It is the main catchment area for Bristol Free School and there are also two independent girls' schools nearby: Badminton and Redmaids' High School.

Age of houses – Westbury-on-Trym pre-dates Bristol itself, originally standing alone as a parish. The properties therefore cover a wide range of styles from 16th-17th century cottages to modern builds and flats from the 1930s.

Main roads – High Street, Canford Lane, Stoke Lane and Westbury Hill.

Main attractions – Blaise Castle House Museum & Estate

Restaurants – Westbury-on-Trym offers plenty of eateries including Gruppo Lounge, the White Lion, the White Horse and Athena Greek Restaurant.

Population – Approx. 11,000.

Local transport – Transport routes include the A4018 which runs all the way from the city centre to Cribbs Causeway (Bristol’s out of town shopping alternative to Cabot Circus). Westbury-on-Trym is served by nine bus routes and the nearest railway station is Sea Mills.