Clevedon pier in the evening


Coastal Clevedon offers quintessentially Victorian seaside charm combined with a strong community spirit.


Clevedon sits on the coast of North Somerset in the South West overlooking the Severn Estuary – with views across to Wales. This compact town boasts a stunning pier, a popular marine pool, a quirky independent cinema, traditional tearooms and unique vintage shops, making it a fantastic spot for an active retirement.

Retire to Clevedon

Transport and connections
Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol

Although it lacks a train station, Clevedon is easily accessed from the rest the country by the M5. The town is a 30 minute drive from the cosmopolitan hub of Bristol – there are regular buses to central Bristol too - and 45 minutes away from the tourist hotspot of Bath. You can see Wales from Clevedon on a good day and take a trip to the capital city Cardiff in just over an hour. Bristol airport is a convenient 20-minute drive away, giving you a choice of over 130 international destinations.

All McCarthy Stone retirement homes in Clevedon – to buy or to rent – are carefully located to provide easy access to amenities like shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.

Developments near Clevedon

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