Bristol in rental car
A UNIQUE CITY
According to British people themselves, there are four main cities where something important is being cooked, excluding London. Bristol, the biggest city from West England, is one of those cities aforementioned. Its half million inhabitants, a figure that is practically doubled if we include peripheral localities, make it the sixth largest city all over England.
Its innumerable festivals and cultural events, its historic heritage, its lively nightlife with a privileged location next to the sea, or the mountains surrounding the southwest of England make Bristol a must-see visit.
Thanks to Pepecar you will be able to reserve a rental car at the lowest price you can imagine in Bristol. In our search engine of rental car you will find the best deals and prices, and, most importantly, you will be able to choose the vehicle you like the most. Your only obligation will be enjoying all the wonders this city has in store.
Founded in the 11th century as a Bridge Town, this Bohemian locality from England preserves tons of remains of its rich history at every corner. Something to point out could be its cathedral, Clifton Hanging Bridge, the most representative symbol of the city, its prestigious university, its zoo, and its many museums and theaters.
If you prefer going shopping, don’t go back home without, first, getting to Cabot Circus, awarded in 2008 as the best shopping center of the world. Every night, the party scene has its epicenter in the area of Waterfront and Park Street, for Bristol is the main destination to celebrate stag parties from the entire west of England. However, in case you prefer a calmer plan, you can enjoy a cruise through Avon River too.
WHERE TO SLEEP
There are many distinct possibilities of accommodation in Bristol for those who seek something different. Staying on a campsite could be a great option if you want to enjoy the nature of this area. If you are looking for something economical, you can stay at any of the inns and student housings gathered around the campus of the University of Bristol.
As for the immense number of Bed & Breakfasts (B&B), both the center of the city and rural locations can be more personalized an option allowing you to know more in depth inhabitants of the area and their recommendations.
In case you choose the most traditional option, you can find many hotels at a reasonable price over the area of the center of the city or in the proximities of either Clifton Hanging Bridge or the Park of the Castle.
TRANSPORTATION AND ACCESS
You can get to the city without any type of problems from Bristol International Airport, as there are many non-stop flights from different destinations in Spain.
Thanks to Pepecar, you have the possibility to reserve a rental car to be picked up and returned at the airport. Once you have it, the trip to the city won’t take you more than 25 minutes, as you only have to drive for about 13 kilometers. Drive taking the road A38 to Bedminster Rd/B3122. Continue to the road A370, A4 and A4044 to Temple Back. Then, take the Passage St, and you will be at the very center of Bristol.
The mixture of cultures is reflected upon the diverse neighborhoods of the city, highlighting Asian, Italian, and French food. If you want to taste and try local dishes, go to areas as Park Street and Triangle, where you can take a tasteful dish of fish and chips, roast beef or meat or vegetable pies.
In the neighborhood of White Ladies, you will find dozens of typical British pubs to relax while drinking a pint of beer. If you are lucky enough as to go to Bristol on the first weekend of May, don’t miss the Love Food Festival, the biggest event of this kind in the whole Great Britain.
RENTAL CAR EXCURSIONS FROM BRISTOL
If you have the possibility to reserve a rental car with Pepecar in Bristol, you will be able to move comfortably around the area, visiting all attractions the country has to offer:
It is located at a distance of only 41 kilometers and about 1 hour by car. Glastonbury is known for its music festivals attracting thousands of people every summer. The rest of the year, this wonderful city becomes the perfect place to go for a calm walk. If you get to the top of Glastonbury Tor, you will be able to enjoy truly impressive sights.
To get to this city, get out of Bristol taking the road B4053. Take Coronation Road, B3130, B3114, and, continue along the road A39.
Fans of Harry Potter will easily recognize this city and won’t want to miss this excursion. Inside its cathedral were recorded several scenes of the movies of this famous fiction character. At 63 kilometers north of Bristol, take the M32 to get to Gloucester. Then, continue along the road M5 until reaching the A417 in Gloucestershire. From the M5, take the exit 11 to get to your destination.
The area of the canal and its Roman baths are the main attractions of the city. Bath is located at a distance of about 22 kilometers from Bristol. To get to this place, take the road B4053 and drive along the A4 until reaching Pennyquick in Bathand North East Somerset.
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