Bristol is a lively port city in South West England and is the financial and cultural heart of its region. To visit Bristol, you have various options: you can catch a train to the Bristol Temple Mead Train Station from most major British cities, or fly into Bristol Airport. Cardiff Airport is also quite close and visitors can travel to Bristol from there via car or train. Once in the city, the bus and ferry lines will help you make the most of your time during your Bristol holiday.
Bristol tourism is synonymous with its thriving musical scene, perhaps most colorfully represented by The Thekla, a moored cargo ship which has since been converted into a nightclub and venue highlighting the latest musical trends to come out of Bristol. Visitors can also visit Colston Hall, the city’s largest venue, to catch touring international acts, comedians, and classical music performances, or see a musical or play at the Bristol Hippodrome.
As far as attractions go, savvy visitors shouldn't miss a trip to Bristol Harbour to check out the historic docks which have now become home to restaurants, museums, and theatres. The harbour’s most popular attraction, though, is the Bristol Aquarium and its colorful displays of ocean life. It’s the perfect place to take the kinds during your vacation in Bristol!
So plan a holiday in Bristol to discover this coastal city’s bustling nightlife, scenic docks, and parks. Below, we have plenty of tips to help you find just what you’re looking for during your Bristol vacation.