Explore open grassland, semi-ancient woodland, and shaded groves with a wealth of historic features and stunning views. Stoke Park estate boasts one of the most prominent landmarks in Bristol, the ochre-coloured Dower House. The estate, which also contains the prominent Purdown BT Tower, has a fishing lake and a number of Grade II listed features dotted around the estate to explore. There is no dedicated car park, but the estate is easily accessible by bike or on foot and there are a number of places to park nearby.
Muller Road recreation ground is mostly used by students of Fairfield High School, however, the site is also open to the public with a footpath around the perimeter for walking, cycling, and scootering.
Gloucester road is Bristol’s bohemian capital, packed full of quirky independent shops, trendy bars, and great places to eat. Here, you’ll find vintage fashion, pre-loved furniture, organic produce, and lots of live music and art. A Great British High Street finalist, locals say that you can buy anything you ever need here. A great place to spend a Saturday morning when many cafes run street food stalls outside – though you could easily lose an entire day here.
Tucked away in the quiet suburbs of North Bristol, Horfield Common features two dog-free play areas, tennis courts, a bowling green, a community café, and the much-loved Ardagh, a large community, leisure, and sports centre.
Horfield skatepark is a big concrete skatepark with nice smooth surfaces comprised of both a street section and a transition section. The park is a favourite amongst the locals, and is floodlit for night-time skating.
The Village Centre is at the heart of Cheswick Village and provides residents with all the essential local amenities including groceries, shops and cafes. Situated just off Long Down Avenue, the large pedestrianised square with trees and benches is a great quiet space to meet your neighbours and watch Cheswick life go by.
Comprising just under 5 acres of woodland, Splatts Abbey wood is located between the Ministry of Defence and the Hewlett Packard offices. The wood is maintained by local conservation groups (with links to Wallscourt Farm Academy) and students from the nearby University of the West of England. Why not take a walk to explore this beautiful historic woodland nestled on your doorstep?
Popular with walkers and dog owners alike, this park in Filton is a great place to enjoy a peaceful walk as it is relatively flat. There are plenty of paths, and lots of open space for dogs to run around.
Elm Park features a community garden, boules court, cycle speedway and skateboard park.