Congresbury is large village with a population of around 3500 people, 13 miles south of Bristol City Centre and 7 miles east of Weston-Super-Mare. It has many amenities including shops, restaurants, country store, post office, butchers as well as a tennis club, cricket club and football club under the umbrella of the Recreation Club. The hamlet of Brinsea is home to Mendip Spring Country Club and Golf Course. The Millenium Green opened in 2000 next to the River Yeo and holds Wassail and music festivals for the village. The village also has several pubs and has a Grade 1 Listed Anglican Church. Nearby is Cadbury Garden Centre and a Marco Pierre White restaurant. Yatton railway station is an easy drive from the village and is on the main line to Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington. The local primary school is rated as Good by Ofsted and Churchill Academy and Sixth Form is rated as Outstanding. Independent education is offered at Sidcot School, again within easy driving distance. Weston Super Mare is some 7 miles from the village, with all the major supermarkets including Waitrose and Sainsbury’s as well as the Sovereign Shopping Centre. Bristol has all the amenities of one of England’s major Cities.