Bristol tourist and travel information

Bristol tourist and travel information

Bristol Travel Information

Hire - ztown Bristol is the biggest and most dynamic city in the West Country, sophisticated and cosmopolitan. The River Avon weaves through the centre of the town forming part of the waterway system that made Bristol a great inland port.


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M4 Motorway

Roads Bristol - Travel by road - Bristol is about 3 miles SW of Junction 19 of the M4 Motorway. The M4 Motorway links London to South Wales, north of Swansea and LLanelli. Bristol is about 120 miles from London and 80 miles from Swansea.

M4 Motorway

M5 Motorway

Roads Bristol - Travel by road - Bristol is about 5 miles south of Junction 16 of the M5 Motorway. The M5 Motorway links Exeter to Birmingham and the Midlands. Bristol is about 75 miles from Exeter and 85 miles from Birmingham.

M5 Motorway

M 32 Motorway

Roads Bristol - Travel by road - The M 32 is a short Motorway taking traffic from the M4 to central Bristol.

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Travel by train

Travel by train

Travel by train

Travel by train

Rail Bristol Bristol - Travel by train - Bristol Parkway, Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway, BS12 6TU. Customer Service Monday-Sunday. Customer Service - Primary Phone Number 08457 000 125. Sheltered waiting room at platforms ,on the main concourse by the ticket office, and by the food outlets. Step Free Access Methods - Lift, Ramp. All doors to station, shops, outlets, and waiting area are wide enough for wheelchairs. Station Wheelchair is available.

Bristol Temple Meads Station, Bristol, BS1 6QF. Customer Service - Primary Phone Number 08457 000 125. Ticket office. Cafe, food outlets, Pub and Soshi all outlets are fully accessible. Pay phones. Toilets. All doors to station, shops, outlets, and waiting area are wide enough for wheelchairs. Station Wheelchair is available.

Severn Beach Station, Severn Beach Road, Severn Beach, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS35 4PQ. Customer service 08457000125. Pay phone. Whole station step free access.

Bristol Stapleton Road Station, Stapleton Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6NE. Customer service 08457000125. Pay phone. Only parts of station step free access.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). South Wales Main Line (Bristol- West Wales). Wessex Main Line (Bristol- Southampton). West Coastway Line (Southampton- Brighton). Tel: 08457 000 125.


Airport Bristol International Airport, Bristol, BS48 3DY. Tel: 0870 1212747. Located 8 miles south of Bristol City Centre. From South M5 Leave the M5 at Junction 22. From East M4 at Junction 20, join the M5. From North M5 leave at Junction 18 take the A4 towards Bristol, past Bristol City Football ground and connect with the A38 towards Taunton. Bristol airport is about 8 miles from Bristol. The nearest train station to Bristol International Airport is Bristol Temple Meads, approximately 7 miles away. FOOD: You will find both a range of shops and catering facilities at the Airport. There are car hire companies based on site, close to the terminal building.

Bristol Tourist Information


Stores Bristol - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 78 Broadmead, Bristol, Avon, BS1 3DS. Tel: 0117 927 2000. Marks & Spencer Bristol Harbourside Simply Food, Unit 2, Building 11, Cannon Way, Bristol, BS1 5DB. Tel: 0117 929 4054. Marks & Spencer Cribbs Causeway - The Mall, Patchway, Bristol, Avon, BS34 5QT. Tel: 0117 904 4444. British Home Stores Bristol - 38-41 Broadmead, Avon, BS1 3HB. Tel: 0845 8410147. Burton Menswear Bristol - Tel: 01179268282. 86/88 Broadmead, Bristol, BS1 3DW. Burton Menswear Bristol Avon Meads - Tel: 01179714821, c/o Outfit, Unit 4a, Avon Meads Retail Park, Bristol, BS2 0SP.


Bristol City FC

Sport Bristol - Sport - Bristol Rovers FC, Memorial Stadium, Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol BS7 0BF. Tel: 0117 9096648. Bristol City FC, Ashton Gate, Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ. Tel: 0870 1121897.

Bristol Rovers FC


Sport Bristol - Sport - BRISTOL ICE RINK, John Nike Leisuresports Complex, Bristol Ice Rink, Frogmore Street, Bristol BS1 5NA. Tel: 0117 9292148. Ten Pin Bowling. Bristol Megabowl, Brunel Way, Ashton Gate, Bristol, BS3 2YX Tel: 0871 550 1010. Ten Pin Bowling, hollywood bowl Bristol / Avonmeads, Avonmeads Retail Park, St Philips Marsh, Bristol , BS2 0YA. Tel: 0117 977 1777. Ten Pin Bowling, The Venue (Next to VUE Cinema) Cribbs Causeway, Merlin Road, Bristol, BS10 7TT. Tel: 0117 959 2100



Sport Bristol - Sport - Bristol & Clifton Golf Club, Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol, BS8 3TH. About 4 miles South of M5 Junction 19. Tel: 01275393474.



Entertainment Bristol - Entertainment - Bristol Old Vic. Tel: 0117 987 7877. Cineworld Cinema, Hengrove Leisure Park, Hengrove Way, Bristol BS14 0HR. Tel: 0871 200 2000.



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Somerset Map and Attractions

Axbridge is about 135 miles from London. Chard to Bristol is about 50 miles. Frome to Minehead is about 60 miles.

Airports Airport indicated is Bristol.

Roads Bristol is about 3 miles SW of Junction 19 of the M4 Motorway.

Somerset map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Bristol does have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QF. Tel: 01934 74234.
Attraction 2 - Sherborne Castle, Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PY. Tel: 01935 813182.
Attraction 3 - The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is 14½ miles long. Starts in the centre of Taunton.
Attraction 4 - Dunster Castle, Dunster, nr Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL. Tel: 01643 821314.
Attraction 5 - Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW. Tel: 01985 844400.
Attraction 6 - Glastonbury Abbey, The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL. Tel: 01458 832267.

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For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Weston Super Mare hotels & Clevedon hotels.

For bed and breakfast accommodation in other areas nearby see Bed and breakfast in Bath, & Bed and breakfast in Weston Super Mare.
For S/C accommodation in other areas nearby see S/C accommodation in Bath, & S/C accommodation in Burnham on Sea.
Bristol - Local Information. Bristol tourist office 0117 926 0767 - Boots the Chemist 0117 929 3631 - Bristol Central Library 0117 903 7200 - Rose Green Sports and Leisure Centre 0117 9515569 - Filwood Swimming Pool 0117 9662823 - CITY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY 0117 922 3571 - Please use links below for attractions in this area
Telephoning Bristol from abroad - To dial a number in Bristol from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Bristol

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