Come and visit one of the happiest, sunniest and warmest cities in the UK by hopping on the train down to Bristol. Enjoy this vibrant and cultural city, with history, arts, architecture and shops to suite everyone’s tastes, ready and waiting for you.
Travel to Bristol from London with our Advance fares for just £12 Standard Class and £20 First Class, one way, when you book early.
Fast Fact: Although Only Fools and Horses was based in London, the majority of the actual filming took place in Bristol.
Learn about days past with hands on experiences at the world’s first ocean liner - Brunel’s SS Great Britain. See how the ship used to set sail across the oceans and learn about its long history of uses, including how it was rescued from the bottom of South Atlantic. Why not have a go at steering the ship virtually, or climbing to the top of it?
Why not visit the 150 year old Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque Avon Gorge? This bridge is regarded as one of the nicest looking bridges ever built, often used to commemorate big events such as the last flight of the concorde and the 2012 Olympic torch relay.
Bristol’s Colston Hall has attracted numerous big name stars since it was built over 140 years ago. Famous acts including The Beatles, Queen, Iron Maiden, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Robbie Williams and many more have all performed here, with the hall hosting concerts each month.
The Hippodrome is the city’s theatre, which has played host to many a famous productions over the years - such as Guys and Dolls and Les Miserables. There are always a variety of different shows to cater for everyone in the family throughout the year, so it’s definitely worth checking out what shows are scheduled before you visit.