Peasedown St John is one of the largest villages in Somerset with a population of some 6300 people. It sits in an elevated location 4 miles south-west of Bath and 12 miles south-east of Bristol. The village has extensive amenities including doctors, dentist, vet, 2 super-markets, 3 pubs, a butcher, baker, café and newsagents. There is a local primary school and 3 play areas for children within the village. The nearest secondary school is Writhlington with numerous school coaches running from the village. Peasedown is now largely a commuter village to Bath and, to a lesser extent, Bristol. Bath is one of England’s finest cities with two leading Universities, a rich cultural history, stunning architecture and an excellent shopping centre with many varied and independent shops. The City Centre is also home to the Theatre Royal Bath and the world famous Roman Baths. The Jane Austen Centre is another tourist attraction and the City enjoys an all year round thriving tourist industry. The 57 acre Royal Victoria Park is just one of several parks in the City.