Nestled amid the picturesque Hertfordshire landscape, the enchanting town of Bishop's Stortford beckons with its unique blend of historical allure and contemporary vibrance. As you wander through its charming streets, a sense of nostalgia mingles with the bustling energy of modern life, creating an experience that captures the hearts of both residents and visitors alike. Here are a couple of reasons people love living in Bishop's Stortford below


Bishops Stortford is a market town in Hertfordshire, it is located by the M11 between Cambridge and London, and is the nearest large town to Stansted Airport, which is about five miles away.

Trains take just under 45 minutes to get to London Liverpool Street, making it a popular commuter town.


A major draw for parents considering a move to Bishop's Stortford is the quality of the schools. There are several schools rated as Ofsted outstanding making Bishops Stortford an ideal place to bring up your children.

Food and Drink

The town is home to a number of independent cafes, bars and restaurants, catering for all tastes, you will never go hungry in Bishops Stortford!


Bishop's Stortford's town centre offers plenty of shopping opportunities, with two weekly markets and a monthly farmers' and craft market, plus the likes of Jackson Square with its mix of big-name brands and independent cafes and boutiques.

Sworder’s Field and Castle Gardens provide two skate parks, tennis courts and a paddling pool among other amenities, while Southern Country Park is a 23-hectare green space with a play area, fishing pond and plenty of picnicking spots.

The brand new Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre boasts a fantastic range of facilities designed to help everybody within the local community enjoy getting active. Among those facilities are a gym that’s packed with all the latest fitness equipment, two swimming pools - a 25m main pool and a smaller teaching pool with sensory lights - a multi-purpose room, a pair of dedicated group fitness studios and a café. There are also extensive viewing areas over both the main and teaching pools.

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