Welcome to Bristol.
A vibrant, friendly place to live and study

Named the best place to live in the UK 2017
(The Sunday Times)

Bristol is famous for

What is Bristol known for? Find out and fall in love with our city.

Explore Bristol

Bristol's neighbourhoods reflect a diverse and exciting city. 

Explore the South West and Wales

Bristol is perfectly located for day trips across south-west England and Wales.

Maps and travel

How to get to Bristol and find your way around.

About Bristol

  • The largest city in the South West
  • Population of 449,300
  • 90 minutes from London
  • Easy access to nearby cities, beaches and rolling landscapes
  • Georgian architecture, gritty graffiti and harbourside living
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