Planning a journey to one of the best cities in the UK but do not know when to visit or where to go? Do not worry! We have prepared a special guide for you to make the most of your fantastic trip to Bristol!
When to visit
While planning your trip to Bristol, mind weather conditions. If you want to make your journey amazing and bright, think about visiting the city during warm periods. Late spring or the first months of summer are the best to come to Bristol.
At the same time, if you do not like when it is crowded with people, you can visit Bristol in autumn. It is also convenient for car rental, train and plane tickets because the prices are not as high as during summer periods. That is why you can easily book a 9-seater van hire in Bristol for your perfect trip.
Where to stay
There are many hotels to stay in Bristol. Yet, some of them have the best conditions for travellers with both unlimited and limited budgets.
Hotel du Vin Bristol
Known for its luxury, Hotel du Vin belongs to the chain of 19 facilities, spread over the United Kingdom. It is a boutique hotel with a high level of comfort and convenience.
Among the facilities there are:
- Flat screen TV
- Air conditioning
- Free Wi-Fi
- Business centre
- Car park
If you arrive by plane, you can catch a taxi, hire a car or use the train to get to the hotel. The difference is in time: the car will be much faster.
The classic room price is £150 and the suite cost is £234.
DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre
This option is perfect for those who like cheap but high-quality rooms. It is a 4-star hotel that has 206 rooms and provides you with a relaxing atmosphere and welcoming staff. The facilities are:
- Free high-speed Wi-Fi
- Fitness centre
- Private car park (up to 150 vehicles)
There is a train station nearby, so travelling in the city will be easier. At the same time, car hire will be useful for long distances from the hotel.
The prices begin from £83.
Where to eat
It is time to think about the best place to hang out with friends! What can be better than having a wonderful meal with the closest people in Bristol?
Pipal Tree Restaurant
Interested in Indian cuisine? That is Pipal Tree Restaurant’s specialty! The place is known for friendly staff, authentic food and affordable prices. The restaurant provides discounts for all emergency service workers. There are also set menus for the groups (10 and more).
You should visit it, if you would like to try traditional dishes, common for northern parts of India. There are three types of menu there: brunch, evening, and drinks. Find Seafood Medley, Pakoras, King Prawns, and more fantastic dishes to try! Vegetarian offers are available.
One of the best bars in Bristol! Cool atmosphere and amazing staff in combination with a comfortable interior – this is what makes this place special. The meal courses include brunch, breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night, and various drinks. If you are lucky, you might participate in a cocktail masterclass.
It is a nice place to visit with friends for an evening.
The place is located in the city centre. The road from the airport takes nearly 26 minutes by automobile. What about renting a 9-seater minibus to organize a huge party with your friends?
What to do
Do not be afraid to feel bored in Bristol. There are plenty of activities to try to make your journey more interesting!
Spend an evening in Smoke & Mirrors Comedy & Magic Theatre Pub
It is a theatre pub in Bristol that works 5 days a week. There you can watch comedy and magic shows.
The shows are 1920s-themed. Smoke & Mirrors was a venue for performances by Romesh Ranganathan, Russel Howard, Jon Richardson, and even more! The bar within the building provides you with tasty pizza and fine drinks, like wine, beer and cider to try.
Visit Cabot Tower
A good journey is impossible without interesting historical sites in the city. Meet Cabot Tower, which was built in 1897. It played an important role in voyages from the city of Bristol to the North American continent.
Located in Brandon Hill, the tower is quite popular among tourists. You can enter the staircase of the tower. Moreover, there is a fantastic panoramic view of the city that you can enjoy on the top of the building.