Backwell

rural village and civil parish in Somerset, England

Backwell is a village in the county of Avon, in North Somerset. 5,455 people live in Backwell. It is 7 miles from Bristol. Nailsea, Flax Bourton, Yatton, Brockley and Barrow Gurney are nearby.

Backwell
Backwell sign.jpg
Village of the Year signs marks the entrance to the Backwell.
Population5,455 [1]
OS grid referenceST485685
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRISTOL
Postcode districtBS48
Dialling code01275
PoliceAvon and Somerset
FireAvon
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Somerset

There is a railway station in the village called Nailsea and Backwell. Bristol International Airport is less than three miles away.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Backwell Ward Profile" (PDF). North Somerset Council. Retrieved 3 January 2008.