Osborne Villas runs in a loop behind St. Michaels Park. St. Michaels Park runs between Woodland Road and St. Michaels Hill. It is right in the centre of the University precinct, behind the Arts and Social Sciences Library and the new Sports Centre. From Woodland Road the turning is just opposite the Hawthorns Hotel, from St. Michaels Hill is by the Arts and Social Science Library. Parking in front of the houses is generally no problem on the weekend, and any University car parks in the vicinity can be used for parking there is one in Osborne Villas, and another larger one in Tyndall Avenue.
If you are arriving by train to Temple Meads the number 8 or 9 bus service runs in a loop from the University to the Station. The nearest stop is at the top of St. Michaels Hill.