When you step off the plane to collect your car hire from Avis at Bristol Airport, your journey around south-west England starts here.
Giving you the choice to explore at your own pace, so many sightseeing opportunities await you in Bristol and beyond.
Plan your journey from Bristol Airport
From Bristol Airport you're just 20 minutes’ drive from the buzzing cosmopolitan city of Bristol.
If you're in search of style and culture, the Clifton Triangle is the place to be. Featuring examples of Georgian architecture, the area has a select choice of shops as well as bars, restaurants and nightspots. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery is also based here, as well as the Cabot Tower.
Bristol also caters for families, with a host of child-friendly attractions on offer. Visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens, Aquarium and Science Centre for hours of family entertainment.
If you want to head a little further afield, there are plenty of leisure options on the outskirts of the city, easily accessible by car. The Avon Valley Railway, which features steam train rides to the edge of the Avon Valley, is just one more thing to add to your to-do list when in Bristol.
With your Avis car hire you can explore Bristol and the stunning Gloucestershire countryside.
Road trips from Bristol
South-west England is a stunning part of the country. Areas worth stopping by from your Bristol start include Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset and Cornwall. Whether you're looking for beach life, cultural exploration or retail therapy you’ll find it close to Bristol.
Stonehenge Just under an hour and 20-minute journey from Bristol Airport, driving via the B390, is Stonehenge. This mysterious prehistoric monument has captivated visitors for centuries and the new visitor and exhibition centre provides audio guides for those wishing to find out more. Many visitors combine a trip here with a walk around nearby Salisbury, which is only a 20-minute drive away.
Salisbury Town and Cathedral Travelling via the A36, Salisbury is just an hour and a half from Bristol Airport by car and is well worth exploring. Aside from its impressive Gothic cathedral which is home to the Magna Carta exhibition, this delightful city in Wiltshire offers a vibrant arts scene and various museums. If you're in search of some souvenirs, an afternoon browsing the bustling market is highly recommended.
Bath With its bustling city centre, delightful architecture and the famous Roman Baths, there's plenty to keep you busy in Bath. Families may want to check out the lions and tigers at Longleat Safari & Adventure Park or explore the caves at Wookey Hole. Take the A368 route from Bristol Airport and Bath is just under a 45-minute drive away.
Explore the delights of south-west England at your own pace by pre-booking your hire car at Bristol Airport. Take a drive through the region and enjoy the sights along the way.