Escape to a rural retreat just a few miles south-west of Bristol, where you will discover fantastic views from the ridge across the Severn estuary to Wales and north back to Bristol.

Enjoy peaceful woodlands and babbling brook when you journey along one of the fantastic walks via the network of footpaths here. The woods are filled with flowers in spring, you can look out for great displays of bluebells, damsons and stitchwort. Failand has a wide range of mature trees including some more unusual types such as cedar, sequoia and cut-leafed ash. The woods are a great place to build dens or play in the streams, ideal for young families looking for a place their children can enjoy nature.

Failand is popular with families who commute to schools locally but enjoy the idea of having a city postcode while still living in the country.

Housing here ranges from the ’70s built bungalows to historic farmhouses and newer built family homes. Just 8 minutes from the city across the suspension bridge to Clifton, this truly is an ideal location for many.

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