Britain is one of those places where some rural place names are either magical or just plain hilarious. You decide which category Chew Magna falls into!
The small village is situated in the Chew Valley near Bath in Somerset. With less than 1,200 inhabitants, Chew Magna is not exactly a Somerset metropolis, but it’s homely and Chew Valley Lake is a much loved tourist destination for those who have already toured the Mendip Hills, which lie south of Chew Magna and Chew Valley.
Located just 16km from central Bristol and just 10km from its airport, Chew Valley is not a bad place to commute from, although for tourists the next destination in line is typically Bath, which is just 24km distance from Chew Magna.
Living close to an area of outstanding natural beauty like the Mendip Hills has many advantages, but also disadvantages. If you don’t care so much about the environment and love your microwaved meals, you probably shouldn’t move to Chew Magna, dubbed Britain’s greenest parish, where a zero tolerance attitude towards waste is proudly employed by those who live there.
With three pubs and three churches looking after residents’ physical as well as spiritual wellbeing in equal measure, there seems no call for an accident solicitor in Chew Magna to open offices, yet no parish, no matter how green, is exempt from human folly, when it comes to people causing accidents!
You might be waiting for your footie friends to arrive prior to a friendly match and a drunk motorcyclist from another village with a grudge against Chew Magna winning yet again in the Village of the Year competition tries to mow you down.
You could be watching your child sliding happily down a slide on the children’s playground only to find that your daughter can’t get up because some prankster has put superglue all over the slide and the next kid taking the plunge collides painfully with your glued-to-the-spot child’s behind.
The village takes the first part of its name from the River Chew and located just outside the village, the local reservoir provides not just water for nearby Bristol but also a habitat for local wildlife.
Bird watching doesn’t seem to be a dangerous occupation, but when the car you hired to take you to the lake or reservoir has faulty innards and the brakes don’t work, you could be looking at a serious accident.
If the tourist guide you hired to lead you through a part of the Mendip Hills simply abandons you to your fate and you cannot find your way out, your resulting dehydration, sun stroke and tumble down a hillside could have serious consequences for a negligent party.
What types of injury claims might an accident solicitor in Chew Magna be dealing with?
- slips, trips and falls
- road traffic accidents
- accidents at work
- medical negligence
Where can you find a no win no fee* accident solicitor in Chew Magna?
You can call Accident Advice Helpline on their Freephone numbers 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 and speak to a friendly advisor. They can assign a no win no fee* solicitor to your claim. That may not necessarily be an accident solicitor in Chew Magna but somebody based elsewhere.
Date Published: 14th July 2013