Knowle is a district and
council ward in the
south of Bristol.
bordered by Knowle
West, Brislington to the east, Whitchurch and Hengrove to the south
and Totterdown to the north.
Knowle, Bristol, Methodist Church At
the corner of Redcatch Road and Well Road
provides the majority of the shopping
facilities. The Wells Road runs through Knowle from
Totterdown to Whitchurch.
Broadwalk is a tree lined
boulevard that heads westwards towards Knowle West. Redcatch Park
is the main green space with
football pitches, children's play area, tennis courts and bowls.
has recently reopened and is accessible
from the roof car park of, as well as within, Broadwalk shopping
There are many community groups that operate in and around the
Knowle area. Two such groups are the St John Ambulance Knowle &
Totterdown Division (www.sja.org.uk/kt ) and Broad Walk
Neighbourhood Watch, which acts as a portal for the local community
of Knowle and those in and around Broad Walk.
There are good views of the city just above Perrett's Park
, along Sylvia Avenue which is
lined by Victorian terraces.