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Car Hire Bristol Airport

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Bristol Airport

Only a short distance from the centre of Bristol, Bristol Airport is the perfect starting point for a holiday in the south-west of England. Bristol is packed with things to see and do, from shopping to exploring historical monuments, the area is also stunning and well worth a full exploration with a rental car.

Bristol is only a stone’s throw from the wondrous countryside of Wales, the historic city of Bath and the seaside shores of Weston Super Mare. Whether you are traveling from within the UK or from further afield, make sure you plan sufficient time to get the best from your trip.

What can I do in and around Bristol itself?

The city has many sights to discover. Start your journey in Clifton, specifically the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. Designed by Brunel, he sadly passed away before its completion, but you can enjoy the views from a range of vantage points, including the Observatory and even below its breath-taking structure across Avon Gorge.

The suburb of Clifton is populated with numerous independent shops, you will be sure to find something unusual here. Amble along to Bristol Cathedral which is only a short walk away and if the weather is nice enough, enjoy a cool refreshment on the green.

Bristol Zoo Gardens is also in Clifton and provides great entertainment for the whole family. Packed with a wide variety of animals across 12 acres of land, there are also many events held here throughout the year.

The centre of Bristol presents you with Cabot Circus, a shopping mall filled with all of the high street stores. Wander along the harbour and enjoy a meal or snack in this picturesque backdrop too. Home to Banksy, try and locate his work dotted across the city on your travels.

Things to visit further afield

As mentioned above, the wondrous city of Bath is only 30 minutes’ drive away. Just hire a car and explore the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey and marvel at Pulteney Bridge and amble around Guildhall.

Head over to south Wales and enjoy a day at the Brecon Beacons National Park. Littered with castles and churches, view some beautiful architecture or if you have the kids in tow, Garwnant Visitor Centre is a great source of fun and activities to enthral all.

Take a drive along the coast, and visit Clevedon Beach through to Burnham on Sea. If you have arranged car hire you can sample this short road trip easily. Weymouth or Bournemouth, are both about 2 hours away by car. They are larger towns where you can soak up some sunshine or just stroll along the beach.

The IATA code for Bristol Airport is BRS.

Find out more about driving in the UK, or read our UK travel guide. You may also like to view information about other destinations in the UK or read our guide to Skiing in the UK.

Fully inclusive car hire with no insurance excess and a free additional driver.

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