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Looking for a new home in Berkeley?

The attractive town of Berkeley is just 30 minutes from Bristol. If you are looking for a new home within easy commuting distance of the city, this is an example of a small town with a community feel, excellent facilities and convenient transport links. Gloucestershire is an ideal location for that sought-after work life balance. The beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds and the Severn Valley offer a lovely environment close to home.

Our locations in Gloucestershire

Living in Berkeley

Travel and transport

Gloucestershire is served by the M5 which links Bristol with Birmingham. The A38 is the other key route through the county. It runs the full length of the Severn Valley, following the same route as the M5, and offering a great alternative to motorway travel. The nearest train station to Berkeley is Cam and Dursley, which is just 6 miles away. Bristol Airport is about 45 minutes away, to the south of Bristol.

Local information

if you live in or near Berkeley, you'll find all the daily essentials on hand, including a newsagent, Co-op Food, and a pharmacy, along with several independent shops and places to eat. For city centre facilities and amenities, and the shopping mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol is a 30-minute drive away and Gloucester is even closer.

Local schools

Berkeley Primary School is on the outskirts of the town, covering pre-school education up to year 6. Secondary school pupils can attend nearby Rednock School or Katherine Lady Berkeley’s school, both rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. For further education, SGS Berkeley Green University Technical College is just a few minutes outside the town, and the University of Gloucester is half an hour away.