Area Spotlight: The Benefits of Living in Highnam

A charming village located on the outskirts of Gloucester, Highnam is located three miles northwest of the city on the A40 en route to Ross-on-Wye.

Highnam Village Sign

Highnam was primarily comprised of farmland in the past, which is reflected in the names of some of its streets such as Brimsome Meadow, Poppy Field, Stoney Field, Long Field, Peters Field, and Williams Orchard.

Benefits of living in Highnam

Highnam offers a peaceful and convenient lifestyle for its residents - here are some of the benefits of living in the village:

Convenient Location

Highnam is situated just three miles northwest of Gloucester, making it an ideal location for commuters. The village is easily accessible via the A40, providing quick and convenient access to the city centre, nearby towns, and major transportation routes as well as highly sought-after education options.

Community Amenities

Highnam offers a range of social amenities to meet the needs of its residents. These include the Church of the Holy Innocents, Highnam C of E Primary School, a village hall, a day nursery, a village shop, and a doctor's surgery.

Highnam Village Walk Map

Sports and Recreation

Highnam boasts an eighteen-hole golf course, Rodway Hill Golf Club, where golfers of all skill levels can enjoy a challenging and scenic round. The village also has football and cricket teams, Highnam Court Cricket Club, and Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and Brownies groups, providing opportunities for sports and social activities for all ages.

Rodway Hill Golf Club Highnam

Historical Significance

Highnam is home to Highnam Court, a stunning Grade I listed building originally built in 1658. The house features an orangery and beautiful gardens that are open to the public periodically throughout the year.

Natural Beauty

Highnam is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including Highnam Woods, a nature reserve managed by the RSPB, and Lassington Wood. These woods feature ancient trees, bluebell woods, and a variety of wildlife, providing opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and nature photography.


With its natural beauty, community amenities, sports and recreation facilities, historical significance, and convenient location, Highnam offers an exceptional living environment for individuals, families, and retirees alike. Take a look at the properties we currently have for sale in Highnam.

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