Chipping Sodbury is a medieval market town between Bath and Bristol close to the M4 and M5 motorways.

It has numerous listed buildings on the high street and is well known for its floral displays, making it a popular and picturesque destination.

There are lots of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, with regular markets taking place along the High Street and in Hatherell’s Yard.

Chipping Sodbury is a a pleasant place to explore on foot and by bicycle. It is on the Frome Valley Walkway and close to the Cotswold Way.

There is plenty of free parking on the high street and in the public car park off Barnhill Road.

Discover more about Chipping Sodbury

My Sodbury website has a directory of local shops you can find on the high street.

Regular events in Chipping Sodbury

Chipping Sodbury Farmers Market – Second Saturday and last Thursday of the month (December, Thursday market held before Christmas), held near the clocktower.

Hatherell’s Yard Market – every Saturday

Explore the traders in this location

Our work supporting local high streets

We have awarded Help us Thrive grants to projects that benefit the high street including:

  • Chipping Sodbury Chamber of Commerce
  • Goldney House Wellness Centre
  • Opulence Beauty Retreat
  • Shabby Chic Interiors
  • The Madd Sandwich Company
  • The Portcullis Hotel
  • WRD Leisure Ltd trading as The Squire Inn

Hatherell’s Yard Market has been awarded money from the Welcome Back Fund and Help us Thrive fund for two projects – to provide seating and some permanent market stalls.

We also support the work of Sodbury in Bloom, providing funding for planters in Chipping Sodbury High Street.

Other useful links

You may find these webpages useful for your visit to Chipping Sodbury:

Chipping Sodbury Tourist Information Centre
Sodbury in Bloom

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