Shop in Kingswood and help traders thrive. Both Kingswood High Street and Regent’s Street boast many fascinating independent shops including a jeweller’s, women’s fashion boutique, a microbrewery, several beauticians and barbers, cafés, and family restaurants. There’s the unique Kingswood Indoor Market too, with friendly stallholders on hand to advise and help.
Things to do and see in Kingswood
Just off the high street you’ll find Kingswood Park, a great place for a stroll and with a play area for the children. You can also browse in the Kingswood Library, at the nearby Kingswood Civic Centre. For history buffs there are several fascinating historic buildings to discover in Kingswood, including the Kingswood Methodist Church and the United Church. The founders of Methodism including John Wesley and George Whitfield began open-air preaching in Kingswood in the eighteenth century. The Whitfield Tabernacle, a Grade 1 listed building is currently being restored for community use.
There are also exciting plans to revitalise the high street and Regent’s Street in future, with an opportunity for funding from the Government’s Future High Streets Fund. You can read about the bid and the vision for Kingswood High Street on our website.
Public toilets are located in Kingswood Park.
There is plenty of on and off street parking in Kingswood The nearest council-managed car park to Regent’s Street is off Boulton’s Road which is off Downend Road.
How to get to Kingswood
Kingswood is well served by many bus routes, with bus stops on the high street and Regent’s Street. To plan your journey, go to the travelwest website.