Orchard House is situated in the village of Chew Stoke and is a convenient location for business or pleasure.

8 miles South of Bristol - an historic city with modern businesses; 4 miles from Bristol Airport.

12 miles from Bath - renowned for Georgian architecture and Roman baths.

10 miles from England's smallest cathedral city - Wells. Between Wells and Chew Stoke are the Mendip Hills where you can explore Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole.

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About Chew Stoke

Although close to Bristol (8 miles), Chew Stoke (pop. 800; www.chewstoke.org.uk) is situated in a rural area close to Chew Valley lake, which offers trout fishing and bird watching for visitors. The village offers a good starting point for exploring on foot, or by bicycle, the local area which includes the Mendip Hills. Bristol, Bath, Wells, Glastonbury and Weston-super-Mare can all be reached within a 30 minute drive; Exmoor, Stonehenge, Salisbury, the coast and many other attractions can easily be reached as day trips. Chew Stoke is four miles from Bristol International Airport. 

Shopping and other facilities

Chew Stoke offers:
  • A small shop and garage
  • The “Stoke Inn” pub with an excellent Indian restaurant
  • “Chew Kitchen” bistro and the lakeside “Salt and Malt” fish restaurant
  • A modern Doctors surgery and health care facility with a pharmacy
Chew Magna (1 mile) offers:
  • A COOP supermarket and a SPAR supermarket at Winford road garage
  • Three pubs which serve good food., and a café “Moondance”
  • National Westminster bank with ATM cashpoint
  • Post Office, Pharmacy and two Estate Agents
  • Dentist
Sports and fitness facilities are available at Chew Valley school and Winford “Cattle Market” site. Full garage services are available at Ubley motors and Winford Ford.

Information on other local shops and many local pubs that offer, good reasonably priced, meals, can be discussed with guests on arrival. A wider shopping experience can be found at Cabot Circus in central Bristol, Cribbs Causeway in west Bristol, and Bath. The old Clarks shoe factory in Street is now a popular designer outlet.
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