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Once no more than a handful of estates and a village on the outskirts of the busy trading port of Bristol, Stoke Bishop is now an affluent suburb that borders on the Rivers Trym and Avon. With its mix of Victorian and modern housing stock, it's also home to the halls of residence for many students attending the University of Bristol. The presence of the large student population explains the frequent bus services from the area into the centre of Bristol and to the university campus itself. Much of the more recent development of the area was achieved not by expanding its geographical footprint but by building on the sports ground known as the Smelting Works due to a previous use, as well as The Grove which once belonged to the Clifton High school. The focal point for the 'village' is the small village hall and a row of shops at Druid Hill. The parish church serving the community is St. Mary Magdalene which was built in 1860 for the local landed gentry who once owned the local country estates. Although these estates have long been broken up, the area manages to retain an essence of its rural character.

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St Mary Magdalene

Dentist

Bell, Davies, Evered, Nash, Stenton & Whyte
Stoke Bishop Dental Practice

Doctor

Helios Medical Centre

Shops

My Contactlenses Ltd
Anne Harding Bridal Shop

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Westfield House (0.10 miles)

Westfield House

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Westfield House is a small family run Guest House ideal for the discerning guest, whose priorities are comfort, relaxation, good food and a quiet location. All diets catered for. Westfield ... More

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Westfield House (0.10 miles)

Westfield House
This friendly family run Guest House is situated on Stoke Hill in Sneyd Park and is ideal for the discerning guest. Close to the Methodist Training College and Bristol University Halls of Residence on the ... More | visit website
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Ferndale Mews (1.02 miles)

Ferndale Mews
Ferndale Mews offers high quality modern accommodation with a convenient choice of good Pubs and Restaurants in walking distance.

Being once the Servants quarters of a grand house our accommodation is small, but perfectly formed, thoughtfully ... More | visit website
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Alderman Serviced Apartments in Bristol (1.13 miles)

Alderman Serviced Apartments in Bristol
Alderman Apartments have a portfolio of exclusive serviced apartments in 5 locations in Bristol - ideal for leisure and business travel, relocation, training and short term rent throughout Bristol.

Visit our website www.alderman-apartments.co.uk to browse our ... More | visit website
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Alderman Apartments (1.13 miles)

We have new spacious 1 and 2 bedroom serviced apartments conveniently located throughout the city. Some, located in Redland close to the University and the BBC, our Central apartments convenient for the city centre and ... More | visit website

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Channings Hotel (1.65 miles)

Channings Hotel

Channings hotel is a Victorian Manor House set in the heart of Clifton, It was gifted to one of Queen Victoria's Ladies in waiting. Situated 10 minutes from the City Centre, Art Galleries, Theatures ... More | visit website

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Portland Apartments (1.69 miles)

Portland Apartments

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Contemporary Serviced apartments in Bristol's trendy Cotham area offering the perfect choice for long stay guests. Close to the city centre and the Whiteladies road with its offering of popular ... More

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The Regency Bristol (1.72 miles)

The Regency Bristol
Located on St. Pauls Road, Clifton, Bristol, The Regency Bristol Hotel truly lives up to its name. Dating from Victorian times, our newly-refurbished hotel blends classic period charm with the very best in contemporary comforts.

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Alderman Apartments (1.74 miles)

Alderman Apartments

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Serviced apartments superbly located for the university, the BBC, the BRI hospital and Bristol city centre. You will find the studio nested in a quiet road just a couple of ... More

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Clifton Hotel (1.75 miles)

Clifton Hotel

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The Clifton enjoys a long established reputation for excellent service, combined with a relaxed atmosphere and consequently remains a firm favourite with visitors to the area. Situated in the heart of beautiful ... More

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