LeisureSports facilities in the area are really good. The Olympiad Leisure Centre is a hub of activity, with a swimming pool, gym, fitness classes, football and badminton courts. There are swimming lessons and activities for children as well as a crèche for little ones. Further sports opportunities can be found at Sheldon Sports Hall, located in the parkland of Sheldon School, and Stanley Park is the place to be for aspiring footballers.
Enjoy the outdoors at Monkton Park, an open space adjacent to the River Avon, approximately a mile south of Birds Marsh View. Equipped with a children's play area, it's a great destination for family picnics and dog walks. John Coles Park is also nearby with its mature trees, well-tended flower beds and Victorian bandstand. Other family attractions include the Lacock Abbey National Trust site, Longleat and Bowood House & Gardens.
TransportChippenham train station is a 20 minute walk away, providing mainline connections to Bath, Bristol, Swindon and London.
Birds Marsh View is approximately 4 miles from the M4, giving excellent access to the motorway network. For travel further afield, Bristol Airport has a wide range of national and international destinations – ideal for business or leisure.
EducationThere are a number of primary schools within walking distance of Birds Marsh View, including St Paul's Primary School (approximately a 15 minute walk) and a brand new primary school will be built alongside a later phase of the development. Hardenhuish and Sheldon secondary schools are approximately 1 mile away from the site, as is the Chippenham campus of Wiltshire College.
ShoppingChippenham is a vibrant market town with much to offer its residents. On the banks of the River Avon, its bustling town centre is home to a wide selection of well-known stores. Colourful street markets are held in the High Street on Fridays and Saturdays, offering a variety of traditional and modern stalls. There's also a handy Co-op store, whilst approximately a mile to the west you'll find a Morrison's supermarket, complete with cafe, petrol station and car wash. The popular Allington Farm Shop is also within easy reach.