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Title: Exploring Beyond Bristol: The best day trips from Bristol

Updated: May 1

Nestled in the picture-perfect landscapes of Southwest England, Bristol offers an abundance of cultural charm, historical interest, foodie hotspots and vibrant energy. But for those craving a change of scenery or seeking beyond the city limits, Bristol serves as the perfect launch pad for day trips!


Bath: Just a short 11-minute train journey away lies the world Heritage city of Bath. Renowned for its elegant Georgian architecture, Roman Baths and stunning countryside views, Bath invites visitors to stroll along its charming streets lined with boutique shops and cafes. Whether you're having a picnic on the Royal Crescent or cream tea at the Roman Baths cafe- there is something for everyone. Maybe even try the Bristol to Bath cycle trail!

(Historic, UK)


Cheddar Gorge: Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will be captivated by the rugged beauty of Cheddar Gorge. Embark on scenic hikes, and marvel at the dramatic cliffs and caves, including Gough’s cave- home to impressive stalactites and stalagmites. 


(Visit Bristol)

Bristol Channel: Set sail on an adventure along the Bristol Channel, where you can enjoy boat trips to the charming coastal town of Clevedon. Stroll along promenades and indulge in fresh seafood at local eateries. And if you’re brave enough enjoy a refreshing dip in the Clevedon marine lake, which is nearly 100 years old.


Cotswolds: Step into a Postcard perfect world with a day trip to the Cotswolds. Immerse yourself in the idyllic countryside dotted with villages like Castle Combe, Bibury and Bourton-on-the- water. Admire honey-coloured stone cottages as you meander along the riverfront, or indulge in a Sunday roast!


Whether you're craving culture, an outdoor escape or a change of scenery these Day Trips from Bristol offer the perfect escape from bustling city life. So pack your day bag (maybe a picnic too), and uncover the hidden gems that await just beyond Bristol's borders.



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