Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire

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Winterbourne Down is a village in South Gloucestershire, England, located on the north-eastern outskirts of Bristol. It is also part of the Civil Parish of Winterbourne.[1] It is demarcated by the Avon Ring Road to the south. The Parish's annual May Day carnival is held here.

The Frome Valley Walkway passes through the village and provides stunning views of the Huckford Viaduct. The village contains the Anglican, All Saints Church and the Methodist Bethesda chapel. Winterbourne Down is also noted for its extensive wooded areas, quarrying legacy and the remains of a Roman camp.

References

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map, Bristol and Bath, Keynsham & Marshfield. Scale: 1:25 000.Publisher: Ordnance Survey B4 edition (2013). ISBN 978 0319239773

External links

  • The Frome Valley Walkway
  • The Winterbourne Down May Day Village Carnival
  • 1st Winterbourne Down and Buryside Scout Group

Coordinates: 51°30′55″N 2°30′55″W / 51.51528°N 2.51539°W / 51.51528; -2.51539

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