VISIT BUZZING BRISTOL
Bristol is an ideal destination for business and pleasure with plenty of shops, tourist attractions, countryside and theatre venues and with Holiday Inn Express Bristol - Filton as a handy base for your trip, the sky's the limit!
It's a friendly and welcoming city and with more than 450 parks and green spaces and it will come as no surprise it is renowned as the UK's Green Capital.
Many young people travel to Bristol for its top education facilities - from the University of Bristol, University of the West of England and even it's own centre of excellence for sport aptly named the Bristol Academy of Sport.
GROMIT UNLEASHED 2
The Award-winning characters Wallace and Gromit are back again this summer in the Grand Appeal’s sculpture trails look out for their nemesis Feathers McGaw too!
In and around Bristol’s heartlands, follow the mapped trails to track down the 67 sculptures of the loveable duo all designed by a mixture of high-profile artists and local talent alike. With many of the sculptures located near some of Bristol’s main attractions, this family-friendly day out is perfect for trying out your “Gromit-Hunting” with the kids as well as catching some iconic sight-seeing.
For more information including maps of the trails, visit here.
Happy shoppers can easily spend the weekend in Bristol thanks to its many retail outlets. The Mall at Cribbs Causeway has more than 135 shops and is just 5.6 miles from our Holiday Inn Express Bristol hotel, around a 15-minute drive.
Just 6 miles down the road is Cabot Circus which has over 120 shops including Harvey Nichols and is home to the Bristol Big Wheel. Next door, you'll find the Broadmead shopping district.
If you are in the city with your family, there's plenty of enjoyable adventures to be had from fascinating Bristol Zoo Gardens to a world of science and technology at We The Curious Bristol.
WEEKEND BREAKS IN BRISTOL
Couples and friends can enjoy many of the castles and stately homes in the Bristol and its surrounding areas, the churches and cathedrals or take a trip back in time on the award-winning SS Great Britain.
WHAT TO SEE AND DO?
Here are just a few of the attractions popular amongst guest at our Bristol Filton hotel:
- The Mall at Cribbs Causeway
- Bristol Rovers Football Club and Bristol Rugby
- Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
- Harvey's Wine Cellar
- Bristol Shopping Quarter
- We The Curious Science Centre
- Cabot Circus Shopping Centre including Harvey Nichols
- Bristol Zoo Gardens
- SS Great Britain
- Clifton Suspension Bridge
Our knowledgeable team are clued about Bristol and know all the local hotspots for eating, drinking, shopping and fun days out. Stuck for ideas? Speak to one of our friendly team at Reception.