Bristol is a lively city steeped in history and bursting with things to do. This unique destination offers wonderful independent shopping and culinary options, and a buzzing arts and entertainment scene. What’s more, it’s easy to venture further afield from Bristol, with Bath and South Wales on its doorstep. Whether you’re looking for a short break or longer holiday, book your flight now…
Flight frequency: Daily
Currency: GBP (£)
Book a flight to Bristol and discover a diverse city with a distinct identity. Bristol has a vibrant arts and culture scene, including world-famous street artist Banksy - you’ll be sure to spot some of his work around the city. Bristol is also steeped in a fascinating history and heritage; explore the city’s rich maritime history aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain, and don’t miss a trip to the spectacular Clifton Suspension Bridge, with jaw-dropping views across the Avon Gorge and the River Avon.
Bristol has a fantastic choice of restaurants and bars to cater for all tastes and budgets. Enjoy a delicious meal at The Glassboat, in the heart of Bristol's historic this immaculately restored barge offers something truly different. You’ll find a selection of pubs and bars across the city offering a host of different varieties of Bristol cider. If you’re looking for something a little different, The Milk Thistle is a stylish, prohibition style bar offering some of the finest cocktails in Bristol.
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Don’t miss Cabot Circus; a thriving shopping centre located within the Bristol Shopping Quarter; the perfect destination for retail therapy and home to a superb selection of restaurants. Enjoy an altogether different Bristol shopping experience at the Old Market Quarter, offering independent boutiques, antiques and craft shops as well as quirky bars and eateries service fine local produce.
The city of Bristol is home to a year-round programme of events and festivals. A highlight is the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta; an amazing spectacle which sees over 150 hot air balloons take to the skies, with entertainment for all the family. Going further afield? The enchanting spa city of Bath offers a rich history, sumptuous food and fantastic shopping. Take a visit to the original Roman style baths, and be sure to sample the Pump Room’s famous afternoon tea. Alternatively, head into the countryside and discover beautiful caves and breath-taking views from 450ft cliffs at the Cheddar Gorge and Caves National Nature Reserve; the perfect day out for families, history lovers and outdoor adventurers.
Bristol Airport is well served by local public transport and taxis so it's easy to travel between the city and the airport.
IATA code: BRS
Name: Bristol Airport
Address: Bristol Airport, Bristol, BS48 3DY
Telephone: +44 (0)871 334 4444