The town of Chipping Sodbury and village of Old Sodbury are the main constituents of the parish of Sodbury. The town of Chipping Sodbury is frequently described as being part of the Cotswolds, although really only the east side of the parish, including Old Sodbury, is strictly in the hills. The Cotswolds escarpment, which runs through Old Sodbury, is quite low at 300 feet above the Vale of Sodbury which it reaches as high as 750 feet at points elsewhere.
The first time visitor to Chipping Sodbury cannot fail to be impressed by the width and splendor of its main street. Half of it is called “High Street” and the other half, appropriately, “Broad Street”. It is claimed, by some, to be the widest street in England, designed to accommodate a substantial market held from the Middles Ages. Today it is home to a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes. Throughout the year the town hosts fairs, markets, festivals and community events creating a wonderful atmosphere amongst the historic buildings.
Explore the range of shops located on and around the High Street.
CAFES & Takeaways
Take the weight off your feet and enjoy one of the many cafes in the town.
Chipping Sodbury has a plentiful choice of pubs if you want to stop for a drink or something to eat
There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, with cuisines from around the world.
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