Yate is a town and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England. It lies just to the southwest of the Cotswold Hills and is 12 miles (19 kilometres) northeast of Bristol city centre and 11 miles (18 kilometres) from the centre of Bath with regular rail links to both cities.
Developing from a small village into town from the 1950s onwards the 2011 census listed Yate’s population as 21,789. The market town of Chipping Sodbury (population 5,045) is contiguous with Yate to the east. In addition, a large southern section of the built-up area spills over into the parish of Dodington (population 8,206), and so the total population of Yate’s urban area is now approaching 35,000.