Popular Lettings in Bristol
Highlights in Bristol
- Traditional cottages
- England's oldest ports
- Distinct bohemian vibe
- Clifton Suspension Bridge
- Millennium Square
Most popular in Bristol
Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Bristol
A big and popular city, Bristol has a wide range of lettings both in the centre and its suburban areas. Prefer to be close to the main sights, restaurants and nightlife? Then opt for the central area, with its wide array of high-standard apartments located right in the centre of the action. If you prefer to be tucked away from the hubbub of city life then search for lettings in the truly magnificent suburb of Clifton. Just 10 minutes from the city centre, it is home to grand Georgian townhouses and picturesque streets lined with independent shops, boutiques, cafes and it is positively brimming with things to do.Traditional cottages for larger groups
Apartments predominate in Bristol, particularly around the central area, but for larger groups you can find 4 and 5 bedroom detached houses on the outskirts of the city. In the east of the city you can choose from a number of a traditional English cottages with gardens and in some cases an indoor swimming pool. Whatever option you decide on, you can be sure that your holiday rental will be of the highest standard!
Holidays in Bristol
The area and getting around
Bristol is a city of 800,000 set inland just minutes away from the Bristol Channel, with an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Many of the sights are located in the historic Old City and Harbourside district, just to the south of the commercial centre. This is the perfect place to soak up Bristol’s history as a thriving port, stroll along the cobbled streets by the river and have a meal in one of the main pubs and restaurants that line the streets.Unleash your inner hipster
Bristol is known as the hippest place in the UK. Montpelier, with its rows of colourful houses and distinct bohemian vibe, Stokes Croft with its fantastic street art, Cotham Hill with its dazzling array of trendy cafes and bars, and finally the outlandishly trendy suburb of Clifton, which is also the gateway to some of the most iconic spots in Bristol, including Brunel’s famous Suspension Bridge, the Observatory and Bristol Zoo.
Travellers and activities
Bristol has a lot to offer everyone, irrespective of age. There are numerous child-friendly attractions, such as the Bristol Aquarium located in the historic Harbourside area, which showcases tropical, marine and freshwater fish from around the world, taking your family on on a spectacular undersea safari. A visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens is your passport to an amazing journey into the world of animals, exhibits and other attractions. Another must-visit is the At-Bristol Science Centre, a hectic medley of hands-on exhibits for younger and older children alike.Bristol for lovers of art and culture
Bristol is well-known for its art culture. From amazing galleries to vibrant street graffiti, every corner of the city is filled with inspiring art. Head to the Arnolfini in Bristol harbourside, one of Europe's leading centres for the contemporary arts. Added bonus – entrance is free! Then pay a visit to Watershed, a cross-artform venue set on Bristol’s harbourside, offering a lively programme of independent film and events, live music and festivals. Or simply take in the myriad street art, including the Well Hung Lover, a famous mural by the anonymous street artist Banksy.
The Young Ones, one of Britain’s all-time most popular comedy shows, was filmed in the Bristol suburb of Redland!
Top 5 travel tips in Bristol
The Clifton Suspension Bridge’s spectacular setting on the cliffs of the Avon Gorge has made it the defining symbol of Bristol. It offers expansive views over the ancient Avon Gorge, opulent Clifton and the city beyond.2. People watch in Millennium Square
A pleasant and relaxing community space, it makes for top-notch people watching. Find a bench to relax, and watch the world go by!3. For the ever curious
We the Curious is an exciting interactive science museum with hundreds of hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a planetarium. A great day out with the family.4. Take a boat’s eye view
Numerous boat companies offer rides along Bristol’s waterways. It is well worth the trip for the fantastic views of the colourful rows of houses in Montpelier alone, and there is no better way to explore the city’s historical harbour.5. Brunel's SS Great Britain
Take a tour around this impressive steamship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the mid 1800s. Wander around the galley, the surgeon's quarters and dining area and see the massive replica steam engine in action. Bristol! A magical city simply jammed pack with things to see and do!