Bristol highlights

We may be biased, but we think Bristol is pretty great. From the diverse food to the vibrant creative scene, there is certainly something for everyone. Check out some of our Bristol highlights and get ready to do some serious exploring.  

The endless food choices

If you like food, you’re in the right place. Known for its range of independent restaurants, bars and cafes, including plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. You’ll be eating your way through the globe in no time, and with a range of eateries offering student discount, you may even save a few pounds in the process.

The green gems

Feeling full after all that food? Why not visit one of Bristol’s fantastic outdoor spaces. From Brandon Hill to the glorious Clifton Downs, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Find out more about some of our favourite green spaces here.

The iconic music scene

Bristol has a hugely diverse music scene and some of the most recognised venues in the UK. The O2 Academy, Colston Hall and Motion are all known for hosting major artists and DJ’s. As well as these, there is an abundance of local venues that provide a whole host of artists and genres.

The variety of festivals

With festivals happening throughout the summer, your diary will be full before you know it. From beer festivals to film festivals, music, food and comedy, there is sure to be something for all budgets and hobbies.

The diverse community

Voted as one of the friendliest places to live in the UK, Bristol is known for its welcoming and inclusive feel and will be sure to make you feel at home. From the vibrant Afro-Caribbean St. Pauls Carnival to Bristol Pride, this city will have you feeling the community spirit.

The arts and culture

Known as the home of Banksy, it’s no surprise that Bristol has a thriving street art scene. The streets are full of quirky, thought-provoking art, and you’ll be sure to see new artwork popping up. Why not take part in one of Bristol’s many Street Art Walking Tours or get your own one on the go with your flatmates?