Located in south Gloucestershire, Dursley is a market town and a popular place to live for commuters working in nearby Bristol and Gloucester. Surrounded by hills and sitting on the Cotswolds Way it promises plenty of countryside and excellent views.
At Wain Homes you’ll find a range of new homes in Dursley, all ideally placed to enjoy one of the best places to live in Gloucestershire.
Voted as one of the best places to live in 2023 - Also named the second best commuter town in 2018
There are 22 schools within five miles of Dursley rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted
Dursley has great transport links to both Bristol and Gloucester
The town is ideally placed to get out and explore the Cotswolds on foot
Dursley is home to award-winning pubs, a bustling farmer’s market and plenty to do for families
WHY DURSLEY IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
If you want a perfect slice of countryside life in the Cotswolds, then Dursley is the town for you. Dursley is ideally placed on the Cotswold Way in the South Cotswolds and is a haven for walkers – it even hosts its own Walkers Festival every October. If you and your family love exploring the great outdoors, you’ll be able to enjoy the Lantern Way – a new 14-mile circular walk taking in Dursley and the villages of Coaley and Uley.
And with such close proximity to both Bristol and Gloucester, it’s no surprise that Dursley has been voted one of the best commuter towns in the UK. Both the nearby cities can be reached in around half an hour using the M5 motorway – North for Gloucester and South for Bristol – located close to Dursley. The town also has its own train station offering easy access to both cities.
Families with school age children will be pleased to know that there are 22 schools within five miles of the town rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted. Within the town itself there is Dursley Church of England Primary Academy and Rednock School – both rated as “Good” and covering primary and secondary education. There is also plenty to see and do for families in the local area, including Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Prema Arts Centre and Owlpen Manor. Dursley even has its own Carnival and Summer Festival every July.
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Dursley really is a thriving market town. It has award-winning pubs, fantastic restaurants and a vibrant community spirIt. It’s also home to a monthly farmer’s market on the second Saturday of every month where you can buy the very best in local produce.
If you want to call Dursley home, you’ll find a range of new build homes in Dursley with Wain Homes.
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