Friendly locals, a thriving economy and a great nightlife

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When it comes to transport, Bristol has it all and nothing is far away from Wilder House. A 20 minute walk to Temple Meads train station could see you alighting in London just two hours later and a half hour drive will take you to Bristol International Airport for international destinations beyond.

With the M32 less than ½ a mile away, there is excellent access to the national motorway network for the Midlands, Wales, the South West and London. As the UK’s first Cycling City, Bristol has cycle paths to many major roads for commuting and plenty of trails and tracks for leisure in the countryside nearby.

Bristol: The Best UK City to live in
Bristol was named as the best place to live in the UK in a guide by the Sunday Times in 2015 and 2017. With its friendly locals, a thriving economy and a great nightlife – no wonder Bristol is where more University students put down roots than almost any other major city.

Capital City of the South West, Bristol is celebrated for its innovators, engineers and explorers. But Bristol isn’t just about ‘big and famous’, it also has one of the most thriving independent music scenes outside of London with exceptional artists and venues all across the City; nearby King Square is home to the British and Irish Modern Music Institute, BIMM has nurtured the talents of many acclaimed musicians, including George Ezra.

Bristol’s annual pageant of events include St Paul’s Carnival, the Harbour Festival and Balloon Fiesta. Acclaimed independent cafés and organic markets sit alongside Michelin starred restaurants and incredible independent theatre productions, visionary art and dance groups performing in almost every part of the City.

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