An ancient harbour city that's full of history and rich atmosphere, Bristol is also contemporary, cosmopolitan and sophisticated. Book your holiday package with Direct Flights now.
Bristol Travel Info, Cheap Flights & Holiday Travel Packages
One of the best kept travel secrets in the UK,
bustling, beautiful Bristol is positively bursting with things to see
and do. Bristol is small enough to easily explore, yet large enough to
offer something for everyone. Most locations in central Bristol (the Harbourside
and Old City areas) are walkable, and the city centre features walking
routes along quaysides and pedestrianised central streets. The Bristol
travel packages available through Direct Flights will let
you explore all that the city and the surrounding area have to offer.
Bristol is a vibrant city with beautiful architecture, a wide range of hotels and restaurants, a choice of theatres and extensive shopping opportunities, all waiting for travellers on holiday in Bristol. An ancient harbour city that's full of history and atmosphere, Bristol is also contemporary, cosmopolitan and sophisticated.
As part of your discount travel to Bristol, you can stroll nature trails along lakes, enjoy theatre productions, see live acts at various comedy clubs, and attend concerts at St George's, one of the UK's finest concert halls. Bristol's scenic harbourside area features lively shops and restaurants, as well as exciting visitor attractions. While you're at the harbour, take a boat cruise. The "floating harbour" is interwoven with the city centre and is the jewel in Bristol's crown, with many of the city's attractions on or very close to the harbour.
Pop onto one of the cheap flights to Bristol that are available through Direct Flights, and you can see all these things and more during your holiday in Bristol. Watch the sports action if you wish - Bristol hosts football, cricket and rugby teams. Or visit an engineering wonder that's possibly Bristol's most famous landmark: the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon gorge. Direct Flights offers convenient Bristol travel packages that include flights to Bristol and accommodation in Bristol, so all you need to do is catch one of the cheap flights to Bristol and decide which activities you prefer.
If shopping is your thing, Bristol has hundreds of shops, including shopping malls and unique, one-off boutiques. And because Bristol is Britain's ballooning capital, you can enjoy a scenic hot-air balloon flight above the city. After dark the city's nightlife offers myriad bars and pubs, restaurants, clubs and live music venues for your entertainment.
Throughout the summer, Bristol generally hosts at least one festival each weekend. They include the Ashton Court Festival, the Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Bristol Open Doors Day, the Venn Festival, the Festival of Ideas, and the Harbour Festival. These fascinating events allow travellers to quickly absorb the local atmosphere and colour during their cheap holidays to Bristol.
Bristol is also the gateway to the South West region of England.
Located between the cities of Bath, Gloucester and Newport, it provides
the perfect base to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside of South
Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Bath, with its famous Roman remains
and spas, is only about 12 miles away. The beautiful countrysides of the
Cotswolds and the Mendips are just outside Bristol. Exmoor National Park,
Dorset, Devon, the Forest of Dean and the fabulous Brecon Beacons of Wales
are also close to the city. And if you'd like to travel further afield,
Bristol International Airport is only 8 miles south-west of Bristol city
centre. Through Direct Flights, you can book cheap flights
from Bristol to a variety of exciting European cities, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin,
Brussels, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Paris and Prague.
You can also arrange for accommodation in any of those cities, other cities
in the UK, or even accommodation in Australia,
through the Direct Flights web site.