Although a village in name, Bishop’s Cleeve has the amenities of a small town, with independent shops, a supermarket, pubs and schools.
Two miles away is Cheltenham Racecourse, the home of National Hunt racing, as well as host to a variety of other events and entertainment. The Regency town of Cheltenham, with its elegant architecture and landscaped parks, is less than five miles away. As a leisure and retail destination, Cheltenham has some of the best known high street brands alongside independent boutique shops, plus a fantastic selection of restaurants and cafes, cinemas, nightclubs and the Everyman Theatre.
Cleeve Sports Centre at Cleeve School has a fully equipped gym and facilities to book including tennis courts. There’s also a village football club and bowling club, with Cleeve Hill Golf Club 3.5 miles away.
GP services can be found at the Cleevelands Medical Centre which has 14 clinical rooms, including consulting and nurse treatment rooms, as well as a suite for minor operations and an onsite pharmacy. Cheltenham General Hospital is just five miles away.
There are two primary schools in the village, Grangefield Primary School and Bishop’s Cleeve Primary Academy. Children can go on to Cleeve School & 6th Form and, for post-18 education, the University of Gloucestershire has campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Bishops Cleeve is 6.5 miles to Jct 9 M5 at Tewkesbury and 5 miles to the A40 for Oxford, making it a good location for commuters. Cheltenham Spa railway station is just a five mile drive away and boasts excellent links to Oxford, London, Birmingham, Bristol and beyond.
*Distance (miles) and journey times are approximate and are taken from Google Maps.