Explore the cities’ rich history and vibrant culture from one of our retirement homes in Bristol
Once in Somerset, then in Avon, the county of Bristol now incorporates the city itself, plus the surrounding towns, villages and countryside.
A bustling city with an impressive cultural backdrop, Bristol is an exciting and interesting place to live, and our retirement homes in Bristol serve as the perfect base for you to explore this exciting county during your retirement.
Things to do in Bristol
There’s so much to enjoy in and around the county, but if you’re not familiar with the local area, here are just a few of the activities you can enjoy.
Bristol and the surrounding areas host an abundance of stately homes and castles, set amongst stunning grounds, ideal locations for leisurely strolls with the family or to get some fresh air on your own. Including Berkely Castle, Blaise Castle and Ashton Court Estate.
A treasure house of Egyptian mummies, art, dinosaurs and nature in a fantastic setting. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is open six days a week. Throughout the year a variety of exhibition and events are hosted, with something on offer for everyone.
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting hot air balloons and visitors from across the globe. The spectacular event sees over 100 hot air balloons taking off at dawn and dusk as well as the famous Night Glows when the balloons light up the sky in time to the music.
The heart of the city centre is home to hundreds of shops, from high street favourites and designer names to independent boutiques, plus great restaurants, and bars. Centred around Broadmead, The Galleries, The Arcade, Cabot Circus and Quakers Friars, this huge shopping area has something for everyone.
Your Bristol Retirement Home
All our Bristol retirement apartments will provide you with everything you need to relax and unwind in your retirement years. Whether you’re befriending the other residents in the communal Owners’ Lounge or relaxing with a good book in the gardens, you’ll always feel at home with one of our Bristol retirement apartments.
The facilities at your Bristol retirement apartment are second to none, and your dedicated Lodge Manager means there’s always a familiar face nearby to answer any questions you may have. You’ll be located close to shops, doctor’s surgeries, banks, bakers, butchers and all the other conveniences you would expect to find in a city like Bristol.
Call our Customer Relations team
To find out more about our retirement developments in the nearby area, you can view the individual properties, or contact our friendly team to have a discussion about your specific requirements.
News & Lifestyle in Bristol
Churchill’s New Pooles Lodge development in Bristol has a close connection with its local Brownies unit who regularly visit our Owners for carol singing, Easter egg hunts and other activities.