Bristol

Bristol is an exciting university city and the cultural centre of the west of England. This city has a population of 500 000 inhabitants and it is the second biggest city of the south of England after London. Bristol is a lively and dynamic city, with a unique mix of award winning attractions, world-class events and festivals and enticing shops and markets, making it the perfect choice for a day trip or short break. From museums and galleries to parks and animals, historic houses and caves to activities and tours, there’s an outstanding range of attractions to explore during your time in Bristol. Among Bristol Parks, you can visit the Ashton Court Estate, the Blaise Castle Estate, the Hengrove Play Park and of course, the beautiful Cheddar Caves and gorge.

Around the harbour of the city which is always evolving you will find art galleries, cinemas and stylish waterfront cafés and bars. Also, for those who like culture and history, there is the Helicopter Museum, the North Somerset Museum and the Fleet Air arm Museum. Another place which is worth visiting are the Roman baths. The Royal West of England Academy is one of the only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. Built in 1858, it is one of the finest examples of Victorian Italianate Style.

And with all this surrounded by spectacular coast and countryside, why not take a day trip to the World Heritage City of Bath with its stunning new Thermae Bath Spa, experience the natural beauty of the Cotswolds, the bustling seaside of Somerset or the mystical landscape of Wiltshire, home to the ancient monument of Stonehenge.

How to arrive

There are direct buses to Bristol from both Heathrow and Gatwick. Bristol International Airport is only 20 minutes from the school and it has cheap flights to 35 European destinations. You can come here easily but also it offers you the opportunity to visit many European capitals during your free days. If you need more information about your arrival, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will give you with pleasure all the information you can need.