Beaches near Bristol

Beaches near Bristol

There is more to Bristol than a city break. One of the plus points about visiting Bristol is that the beach is easy to escape to. Whether it be building sandcastles in the summer, or winter walks, check out our list of the best beaches near Future Inn Bristol.

One of the great things about Bristol is that there is plenty of breathtaking scenery, just a short drive away. Of course, there are lots of fun things to see and do in Bristol, it’s good to know that you can enjoy the seaside too. There are brilliant beaches near Bristol, all within a one-hour drive:

Severn Beach

The closest beach to the hotel is Severn Beach. It is next to the Prince of Wales Bridge (the Severn Crossing). Severn Beach is only a 25-minute drive from the hotel. The shingle beach has views of the Welsh coastline, and there is a flat pathway perfect for walking on too.

Clevedon Beach

From Future Inn Bristol, Clevedon Beach is a 30-minute drive. Backed with a promenade, the sand and pebble beach overlooks the Bristol Channel. You can even stroll along the Grade I listed pier for a small fee. A short walk from the beach is an ornamental garden and Victorian bandstand, plus the Clevedon Marine Lake where you can swim, sail and canoe.

Portishead Beach

Portishead is a coastal town within the Severn Estuary, just 5-minutes from the M5 motorway. It is a sandstone and mudstone shingle beach which is backed by low cliffs. Adjacent to the beach is an artificial lake and a small park. Portishead Beach is a 30-minute drive from Future Inns.

Weston-Super-Mare Beach

One of the longest naturally occurring beaches in the UK is the golden sands of Weston-Super-Mare. From Future Inn Bristol, the beach is a 45-minute drive. You can’t leave without paying a visit to the iconic Grand Pier, with everything from arcade machines, thrilling rides and stunning views.

Brean Beach

Just two miles from Weston-Super-Mare is the seven-mile beach and dunes of Brean. If you are feeling energetic, there are over 100 steps to climb up to a high ‘natural pier’ with exquisite 360-degree views over Somerset and the Bristol Channel. Brean Beach is an hour’s drive from the hotel.

Burnham-On-Sea Beach

Burnham-On-Sea is a classic seaside resort. Here you’ll find brilliant stretches of sandy beach, ideal for swimming or paddling. Complete with promenade, and there is a famous pier too – which is the shortest in Britain. From Future Inn Bristol, it is a 50-minute drive.

Stay at Future Inn Bristol

Future Inn Bristol is an ideal base for the night in the heart of the city centre, offering various sized rooms including ones that can sleep up to four adults or a family. Perks include free car parking at Cabot Circus and free WiFi.

With our super flexible rates, you can book with confidence when staying at Future Inn Bristol. Book direct for the best available rates on our website or by contacting the Reservations Team on 0117 304 1010 or

Pre or Post Exploring Dining

Chophouse Restaurant is ideal for fueling up before or after exploring the local beaches with ribs, chops and grills as well as a wide variety of fish, vegetarian and vegan selections too. Under 5's always eat for free with a paying adult, and the offer is extended to under 12's during school holidays. A large selection of drinks is also available, including cocktails all of which are £7.

Bookings can be made on 0117 304 1020 or Alternatively, you can book online: 

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