A delightful town in South Gloucestershire, Yate is located around 11 miles from Bristol and Bath and offers local charm to those who visit.
As the home to one of our coffee houses, we here at Esquires Coffee have put together a guide to this quaint English town for those who are unfamiliar with the area or are looking to visit!
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If you love the relaxing experience of being outdoors, then one of the best places to visit in Yate is Kingsgate Park. Kingsgate Park offers something for everyone and is a great day out for families, as well as the perfect place for some exercise!
It is a nature reserve, with a lake that is home to a lot of wildlife, including ducks and swans. There are areas dedicated to sports, including an outdoor gym, as well as grassy spaces, picnic benches and an exciting play park area for children.
Yate Shopping Centre
If you’re after a spot of retail therapy, then Yate Shopping Centre is the place to go. Offering a diverse selection of high street retailers, restaurants and unique local stores, you’ll find everything you want and need here!
From fashion and beauty to homewares and food, there are many stores to visit.
Riverside Retail Park
Across from the Yate Shopping Centre is the Riverside Retail Park, which features Cineworld, TK Maxx, Next and the Little Giggles Soft Play centre.
We might be biased, but the Riverside Retail Park is our favourite place in Yate, as it is also home to our Esquires Coffee shop!
Esquires Coffee Yate
At Esquires Coffee Yate, you’ll find organic, fair-trade coffee served, with breakfast, brunch and lunch menu options.
After a busy day of browsing the shops, Esquires Coffee shop UK offers the perfect place to relax and refresh with a warm brew and a hearty slice of cake!
Our Yate store offers a homely hangout for coffee lovers, plus it’s dog-friendly, so you can enjoy your drink while accompanied by some cute companions!
Yate Heritage Centre
If you’re interested in learning more about the history and heritage of Yate, and the surrounding area, then you must pay a visit to the Yate Heritage Centre.
Offering free exhibits which share the fascinating history of the local area, the Yate Heritage Centre hosts exciting events for families throughout the year, as well as displaying an abundance of interesting resources.
What do you enjoy doing in Yate? Drop us a comment on social media to let us know. If you’re ever in the area, be sure to pop into Esquires Coffee for a tasty treat and your favourite drink!