The main artery through this area is Ashley Down Road which feeds into a pocket of two and three bedroom homes. Neighbouring Bishopston, Horfield and St Werburghs, Ashley Down has a note worthy past in 1849 the renowned George Müller first opened an orphanage for 300 destitute children. More recently at the end of the 20th century Ashley Down was home to film crews when used as the set for the BBC television series Casualty. If you are considering schools for children there is the popular Ashley Down Juniors on Downend Road.
If on the other hand you just happen to be considering a pint, check out one of the rather good pubs like the Lazy Dog.« BACK TO AREA GUIDE