Off-campus exam venues

How to get to exam venues off campus.

Most exams are held in venues on the University campus. However in main exam periods we may also use some external venues including Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

How to get to Coombe Dingle Sports Centre 

Find Coombe Dingle on our University Google map. Venue postcode: BS9 2BJ

Use the Travel west website or the Traveline South West Journey Planner to plan your journey by public transport.


Coombe Dingle is around a 10-minute walk from Hiatt Baker halls.

By bicycle

There are cycle hoops at Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

By bus

The Bristol Unibus U1 service travels directly from campus to the Stoke Bishop Transport Hub, which is around a 10-minute walk from Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

  • Students with a UoB Unibus Year pass travel free of charge on the U1 and Service 3.
  • If you show your Ucard (University ID card) you can receive a 25% discount on other First buses.
  • You may find the First Unibus and other First Bus timetable pages useful.

By train

Coombe Dingle is around a 25-minute walk from Sea Mills railway station on the Severn Beach Line. Use the Great Western Railway website to plan your journey.

By car

There is free parking at Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

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