Bristol

One of the country’s most happening cities, Bristol is a breeding ground for artists and alternative lifestyles, making it a great place to hang out and soak up some culture. It was once home to street artist Banksy, and bands Massive Attack and Portishead.

It was also where the Great Western Railway was fist devised and home to some of the railway’s chief engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s greatest projects, including the Clifton Suspension Bridge and ss Great Britain.

Sounds like summer: the best of Bristol’s festival season
Forget Glastonbury, Bristol is where it’s at! We bring you four top gatherings taking place in the south west’s capital during the coming months. Take the train to one of these events and you can sit back, relax and charge your devices while you beat the traffic and swat up on the lesser-known acts on the bill. more >
3rd July 2019
On a budget? Check out these eight free attractions
Having fun on a budget is easier than you might think. There are loads of great things to see and do when you dig below the surface, and none of it need cost you a penny. Hop on a train and visit one of these exciting destinations, and unlock the adventure that best suits your budget. more >
20th December 2018
Seven destinations you need to visit in 2019
It’s a New Year and the coming months are brimming with opportunity. Make sure you take the time to step outside your comfort zone and explore exciting new destinations that are just a train journey away. Here’s the inspiration you need to plan your next adventure… more >
20th December 2018
Bristol hosts a three-day festival celebrating craft beer
Knock back the bevvies at this year’s Bristol Craft Beer Festival, taking place at Lloyd’s Amphitheatre on Bristol Harbourside. This three-day celebration of everyone’s favourite booze is happening on the 14-16 September. Don’t miss out! more >
11th September 2018
Win tickets to Bristol’s newest attraction!
Being Brunel on Bristol harbourside offers a fascinating journey into the mind of the pioneering engineer and former GWR employee Isambard Kingdom Brunel – and to celebrate its opening, we’re giving away three pairs of tickets. more >
4th April 2018