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Map of Bristol
Bristol - the Capital of the West Country - is famous for its tourist attractions, maritime heritage and excellent shopping. It has wonderful architecture, lots of engineering history, a first class university and great night life. [more...]
By Air: Bristol airport is 8 miles (13km) southwest of the city with good bus and road connections into the city. There are regular flights from all over the UK, Europe and Dublin.
By Road: The M4/M5 motorways connect just outside Bristol giving easy road access from London, Exeter and Birmingham.
By Rail: Bristol Temple Meads railway station has excellent rail connections with London Paddington, the Westcountry and the north of England. The station is 15 minutes' walk from the city centre. The Bristol Parkway station is north of the city and has regular train services from London Paddington, Bath and South Wales.
There are five car parks around the city centre with most spaces at the Galleries and Cabot Circus car parks. Expect to pay at least £1 an hour.
To avoid the tricky one-way system in the city centre, there is free parking at Park and Ride car parks with flat rate bus fares in 2013 of £3-4, depending on peak/off-peak times. Portway Park and Ride (500 spaces) is on the A4 northwest of the city; Long Ashton (1500 spaces) is off the A370 near Clevedon and Bath Road Park and Ride (1300 spaces) is off the A4 southeast of the city.