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Bristol is a unitary authority and ceremonial county that's brimming with colour and creativity. It is the most populous city in South West England, and the hills from its surrounding area encircle the town. Its feisty fans and zealous locals imprint Bristol's vibrant identity. This city is famous for various unique attributes, including live music flowing into the town's cobbled streets as well as world-class street art. You'll enjoy shopping from giant retailers and peculiar independents. The city offers a blend of laid-back characteristics, and you can immerse yourself in rich heritage and the many historical sites. The region boasts a lively atmosphere, offering a range of spectacular things to see and do.

You'll find a wide range of accommodation options in this holiday destination, with rooms to suit every budget. Select from a range of villas, hotels, apartments, motels and bed-and-breakfast establishments with great facilities. You can enjoy great deals throughout the year and even book rooms online.

Neighbourhoods of Bristol

  • West: Encompasses Cotham, St. Andrews, Redland and Clifton Village.
  • East: Covers Easton, St. Werburghs, Stokes Croft, St. Pauls and Montpelier.
  • South: Includes Totterdown, Bedminster and Southville.
  • North: Encompasses Stoke Gifford and Bradley Stoke.

What to see and do in Bristol

This destination has a lot to offer, and you'll love the range of choices. Walking down the city's streets exposes you to many magnificent street-art pieces. Here's a list of some notable and engaging places to visit:

  • Parks and Gardens: The town has over four hundred parks, so you'll never lack a spot to enjoy a great picnic, walk or cycling adventure.
  • Heritage and Historical sites: From the squillions of heritage and historical artefacts, uncover the past of the locality.
  • Playgrounds and Play Centres: Ideal for kids, you'll find engaging ball pools, slides and other fun games.
  • Outdoor Attractions: Experience the green countryside's numerous outdoor activity options.
  • Performance and Theatre facilities: Enjoy the circus and other independent performances.
  • Spiritual and Sacred buildings: The churches display architectural prowess and are a good spot to meditate and reconnect spiritually.
  • Nature and Animals: Animals, wildlife and nature are the norms in this destination.
  • Family Attractions: The city is generally family-oriented. Most activities involve something to keep little ones engaged.
  • Film and Cinemas: Enjoy some popcorn as you get lost in the world of blockbusters, old classics and novel independent films.
  • Galleries and Museums: Learn about the municipality's history at world-class museums and bask in delightful exhibitions.

What to eat in Bristol

Some of the region's most popular dishes are all-meat dishes, including mince pie, bubble and squeak and toad in the hole. The most popular local desserts include cornish hevva cake and an ice cream sundae called knickerbocker glory.

Typical events and festivals in Bristol

The city is packed with random festivals throughout the year, including a Shakespeare festival, food festivals, craft beer festivals, film festivals, cider festivals, a chocolate festival and children's festivals. Some of the more interesting events to look out for are:

  • The Balloon Festival: A colourful international fiesta that spans over four summer days. Watch hot air balloons ascend in masses and be amazed by all the interesting sizes and shapes. Fireworks and music are also present.
  • The Upfest: Witness the artistic prowess of several graffiti artists at one of Europe's largest urban paint festivals. There are also activities for children and creative workshops.
  • The Harbour Festival: This maritime event celebrates the town's lively Harbourside. Local bands entertain guests during the festival. You can also go for a leisurely boat ride or watch daredevils perform stunts. Market stalls are serving food and drinks around every corner.

How to move around in Bristol

There is quite a range of public transportation options at this destination. The most recent innovation is the Metrobus. It's the town's modern, reliable bus service plying fixed direct routes. The buses are environmentally friendly and feature convenient technology, like USB sockets and free WiFi. Other transport options in Bristol include Park and Ride services and boat rides, depending on which side of town you're going to. You can also purchase train tickets or hire a car.

The climate in Bristol

Summer in this locality occurs between June to August, with temperatures reaching an average high of 22° C and a low of 14° C. The weather during the season remains mild to warm, while winters are cool and rainy. The winter season occurs between December and February. January is typically the coldest month, bringing lows around 3° C and highs nearing 9° C. The remaining months fall in between, usually around 15° C. Although rare, winters can sometimes bring snow to Bristol. All year-round, the area accumulates an average of 188 mm of precipitation and experiences 123 days of rain. This municipality has a relatively good amount of rainy days in summer and winter with its oceanic climate.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Bristol

The most centrally located hotels in Bristol with the best ratings are: The Bristol Hotel, Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre and Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Bristol, the average price per night is 54 , while you will pay an average of 48 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 62 .

Hotel Acorns Guest House is the closest one to Bristol.

You can make reservations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol and Hotel Doubletree By Hilton Bristol North if you´re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Bristol.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Bristol, we recommend The Bristol Hotel, Hotel Aztec And Spa and Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre.

The best hotels in Bristol for adults only are Hostel Rock N Bowl and Hotel Manor Lodge Guest House.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Bristol are Hotel Hilton Garden Inn Bristol City Centre, Hotel Aztec And Spa and The Bristol Hotel.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Bristol with express check-in and check-out are The Bristol Hotel, Hotel Aztec And Spa and Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Bristol are Hotel Manor Lodge Guest House, The Bristol Hotel and Best Western Henbury Lodge Hotel.

In Bristol, The Bristol Hotel, Hotel Aztec And Spa and Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre offer 24-hour front desk service.