The Ultimate Guide to a Staycation in Bristol
Future Inn Bristol is staycation approved. The staycation is the new vacation. In our ultimate staycation guide, we've put all the information you need in one place for you. Where to go and what to do during your staycation in Bristol.
When did staycation become a word? In our Bristol hotel, we have been using the term for some time. It has become more popular in the last year or so. It is believed that the term dates back as far as 1944.
Our ultimate Bristol visitor guide will let you know how to staycation during COVID. Whether you are looking for a staycation for two, a staycation for couples, a staycation for one, a staycation for kids, and even a staycation without a car. Start planning a weekend in Bristol, with our ultimate staycation ideas - a Bristol tour guide.
Take a break from work and life pressures. A staycation will provide you with quality time with your friends and family, plus giving you the chance to explore with a staycation in England. With foreign travel currently limited and the need for social distance, it's time to embrace the staycation once again as lockdowns start to lift.
Bristol is a fantastic city. After a year of lockdown, are you getting bored of the same four walls? Then we think it's time to treat yourself to a safe Bristol staycation! Why visit Bristol? Read on!
If your funds are limited and you are deciding between day trips or a staycation, our guide to visiting Bristol on a budget may help make that decision. There is plenty to keep you occupied when travelling on a budget.
Bristol is the ideal destination for a shopping trip with large shopping centres, high street favourites, quirky independent shops in Wapping Wharf and the thriving St Nicholas Market. Bristol is a shopping utopia.
Bristol is a city with a growing reputation for its food. If you're a foodie, then you need to check out the menu in Chophouse Restaurant. All of the mouth-watering dishes are made on-site using local, fresh ingredients. Bristol has also recently been named as the World's Number One Vegan City.
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 evening and weekend walks.
There are plenty of things to see and do outside when exploring Bristol. If you love being outdoors or want to avoid crowded indoor spaces in this COVID-19 era, Bristol has a vast range of outdoor activities to explore. From the Clifton Suspension Bridge to the Harbourside and walking tours.
Bristol's parks and gardens are beautiful. You will quickly forget that you are in the heart of a vibrant city, with its countryside vibes. These open spaces are perfect for exploring Bristol as well as stretching your legs, riding your bike and enjoying the fresh air.
Are you looking to experience new surroundings, great outdoor spaces, or even culture and history? Bristol is fantastic for exploring National Trust properties. 9 National Trust estates are within 30 minutes of Future Inn Bristol.
With attractions looking to reopen in the summer, there are so many things to do with the kids in Bristol. Highlights include the Bristol Aquarium, Bristol Museum and of course Bristol Zoo.
Bristol is the perfect location for a staycation holiday, and bring your bike. With easy access to many local routes, the various paths are suitable for families and a keen cyclist. It's also a great way to get around the city. There are cycle lanes on almost all major roads, plenty of places to lock up your bike, and free-to-use bike pumps around the city. Don't have a bike, or don't want to bring your own? No problem, you can rent them easily throughout the city.
Bristol is easy to explore. There are plenty of fast and convenient bus services throughout the city, including outside our hotel at Cabot Circus. Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway are the hubs of national rail in the west of England, and train operators run local, regional and inter-city services. You can also travel by boat, bike, taxi and uber.
There are some chilling tales from Bristol's history. There have been unexplained disturbances and ghostly sightings. The eerie buildings of Bristol's ghost stories can all be visited during your staycation break.
You do not have to walk far in Bristol to discover cutting-edge pieces of graffiti art decorating the walls. Along narrow alleys, down side-streets, across building walls, boldly displayed on bridges, and of course Stokes Croft. Many of the pieces are by world-famous artist Banksy, who hails from Bristol.
Are you looking to fill your feed or stories with amazing pictures? Bristol is an Instagrammers dream location with everything from urban street art, quaint streets and historic buildings, not forgetting the green spaces and Bristol harbour.
Live music, street theatre, sporting events, family entertainment, food and culture are more than enough reasons to get you excited about Bristol. Even in 2021, we have some outdoor events to look forward to; Bristol Harbour Festival, Bristol Craft Beer Festival and Bristol Sounds.
Its own unmistakable identity, grounded in roots from centuries past and carved out since by passionate locals and enthusiastic fans. Bristol offers a range of unique visitor attractions, world-class entertainment, quality shopping, sport, innovative architecture and historic buildings - all within walking distance.
If reading our Bristol guide has left you feeling tempted to book your trip, then look no further than Future Inn Bristol. The hotel is in the heart of the city centre and opposite the entrance to Cabot Circus.
Alongside free parking and free WiFi, there is a whole host of home comforts. Bedrooms can sleep up to four, and there are even interconnecting rooms that are ideal for families. Under 12's even stay for free! Plus, you can even dine on homemade, fresh, local food in Chophouse Restaurant.
Hopefully, our staycation UK ideas have given you some inspiration to visit Bristol city. As government guidelines change constantly, we recommend you check out the staycation rules before you travel.
Many new or improved procedures have been introduced with our safeguarding measures, and we are welcoming guests safely. You can also book with confidence, with our super flexible hotel rates.