To the north-west of central Bath, just beyond Royal Victoria Park, lie Weston & Newbridge. Home to the Bath’s Royal United Hospital, three primary schools (Weston All Saints C.E. Primary School, Newbridge Primary School and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School), a secondary school (Oldfield School) and the gorgeous Chelsea Road! Weston locals, Amy Williams and Hannah the Runner shine a Kids of Bath spotlight on it’s treasures…
Things to do
This area is the gateway to the stunning Cotswold Way, the best walks and trail runs in the area. The view from Prospect Trial is hard to beat. Weston Park leading up to Primose Hill is a brilliant place for dog walks and for little legs to let off steam!
Chelsea Road is a fab little destination, with a proper greengrocers, a traditional barbers, plenty of fantastic cafes and a whole host of charity shops. It’s a Kids of Bath fave!
Look out for
Eveleighs cafe which do lush brunch (above!). You can also hire the whole cafe for dinner & choose the type of food. It’s got a really lovely atmosphere and offers bring your own booze!
There’s also the fabulous Rooted cafe & supper room which serves the most delicious vegetarian food. Gluten-free friendly too!
The kids will love
All Saints Church which hosts a pre-school and lots of different sessions for mums and children. At the Little Saints toddler group, you’ll find homemade cake, cheap tea and plenty for the kids to play with!
Weston Library with it’s fab children’s book section.
There’s a great playground on the Newbridge Road. Head to BA1 3HL.
Grown ups will love
Genesis Gym, which is super laid back with great staff and…..A CRECHE ON SITE!
Beyond Beauty on Chelsea Road for all your beauty needs! Experts in massages and facials, manicures, pedicures, hair removal and more! ‘Lovely girls’ who offer a 10% discount for all NHS staff.
Banthon Oriental Supermarket which has a huge range of Asian products and ingredients.
Have we covered everything? Let us know if there are any Weston/Newbridge top tips that we should add to the list! And please tag us (#kidsofbath) in any pics you take while you’re there!