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The local area guide to living In Yeovil

Yeovil is a historical countryside town that is famed for its market place, and is located in South Somerset. The town was recorded in the Domesday book as the 'town of the river', as the River Yeo passes through much of Yeovil and neighbouring north Dorset. Yeovil is rich in history, and had a significant presence during the Roman era. King John had a special affinity with Yeovil, and ever since he granted the Market Charter, it has been a fixture of the town. The town is also well known for its glove making throughout the years, so much so that Yeovil Football Club are known as 'the glovers'.

Nature lovers will feel at home in Yeovil, as there are countless open fields, picturesque views and county parks. The biggest county park in South Somerset, Ninesprings, is located in Yeovil, to the south east, and is more than 20 acres. It is the perfect place to unwind and marvel at the wildlife, the quaint narrow footpaths and the mini cascades. Another impressive feature of Yeovil town is The Church of St John the Baptist, which is a Grade I listed building, originating from the 14th century. It is, unsurprisingly, the most photographed building in the town.

Information about the local residents

Of the 161,243 residents of South Somerset, Yeovil is home to around 30,378. The town is relatively youthful, with an average age of 43. Over 90% of locals identify as “White British” and English is the most spoken language at 97.4%, followed by Polish at 1.1% and Portuguese at 0.3%. The religious make-up of the area is 65.9% Christian, 24.7% no religion and 0.3% Muslim.

More than half the population are married, 11.5% live with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.6% are single and 8.3% are either divorced or separated.

Nearby schools

There are a number of schools in Yeovil and in the South Somerset region. Huish Primary School has positive reports from Ofsted and is one of the frontrunners in terms of primary schooling. Other options include St Gildas' Catholic Primary School, Oaklands Community Primary School and Preston Church of England Primary School.

Fairmead School is a great choice for secondary education and sixth form, and is also lauded by Ofsted for its achievements in English, Maths and Science. Razzamataz Theatre Schools Yeovil, Preston School and The Park School are also viable options for secondary schools. Yeovil College is a well-respected university that has many different subjects on offer to prospective students.

Getting around

Yeovil Junction is the busiest railway station in town, while Yeovil Pen Mill is the second station, and both are owned by South West Trains. From both stations, you can get to London in under 2.5 hours. There are a range of different bus services in Yeovil, which serve most local areas. The closest motorways are the A30 and A37.

Yeovil is 30 miles away from Bristol Airport.

Local shops

The Somerset Farmers' Market has huge pulling power in Yeovil, and won a gold award in the “Taste of the West” Hospitality & Retail Awards in 2015. Here, you can browse a large range of stalls and buy delicious hot food that is all home cooked. For shopping, the Quedam Shopping Centre is perfect for those wanting a bit of retail therapy. Topshop, Primark, H&M and Marks & Spencer are just a few of the stores available here.

The Beehive Inn is a lovely local pub with a friendly atmosphere, serving quality food at a good price, while the Royal Standard is an old fashioned pub with very hospitable owners, and has a beer garden, pool tables, skittles, darts and sports screenings.

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All information was correct at time of publication and is provided in good faith.