If you seek quintessential English living, there is no place quite like Stroud. The Gloucestershire town is so idyllic it is even home to an ice-cream factory; what more could you want? The residentials areas, strewn with fantastic schools, give way to the town which is home to both high-street and independent retailers.
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Moving to Stroud
The property market in Stroud is very buoyant and there are opportunities to both buy and rent. When it comes to homes to buy, the market is extremely varied. From the quaintest two-bed cottages to sprawling country estates with land, there is something to suit every family size and budget. Stroud is also an ideal area for those who seek a period or country property due to its location in the Cotswolds.
Schools in Stroud
Parents with children of primary school age are spoilt for choice in Stroud. The most popular choices amongst parents include Uplands, Thrupp, Foxmoor and Gastrells, all of whom received ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ from Ofsted during their latest inspections.
Archway is where the majority of children go onto attend secondary school and sixth form. However, Stroud High School and Marling are two historic and renowned grammar schools in Stroud that include alumni such as artist Damien Hirst and cricketer Jack Russell.
Transport Links Stroud
Stroud is just to the west of the M5, providing excellent road links for those travelling north to Birmingham and south to Exeter. The market town also connects conveniently to a number of A roads, including the A38, A417, and A433; all of which provide access to neighbouring towns and villages. The M4 (Junction 16) is 30 minutes south of Stroud and provides a route into South Wales and straight across the breadth of England and into London.
Stroud railway station is comprised of two platforms and is located just off of Russell Street (where there are a number of bus stops). It is a manned station, however, there are ticket machines should passengers wish to use them. There are train services to destinations such as London Paddington, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Swindon.
Like many small English towns, there are variety of local and regional buses to get passengers form A to B easily.