Car Hire at Bristol Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Bristol AirportWhen 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, various sightseeing opportunities await you in Bristol and beyond. Book now
Plan your journey from Bristol AirportFrom Bristol Airport you're a 20-minute drive away from the bustling and cosmopolitan city of Bristol, which offers a wealth of choice for sightseeing, gastronomy and entertainment.
Made up of a number of diverse areas and districts, this city is a fine example of urban regeneration. The vibrant shopping quarter has over 500 stores, 50 eateries and a choice of cinemas.
If you're in search of style and culture, the Clifton Triangle area is the place to be. Featuring stunning examples of Georgian architecture the area has a select choice of shops, bars and nightspots. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery is also based here, as well as the beautiful Cabot Tower, which is surrounded by parkland.
Bristol also caters for families with a host of child-friendly attractions, all of which offer interactive exhibits to entertain inquisitive young minds. Visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol Aquarium and At-Bristol Science Centre for a fun day out.
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 not to be missed.
With your Avis car hire you can explore Bristol and the stunning Gloucestershire countryside.
Beyond Bristol AirportSouth-west England is a stunning part of the country offering a seemingly endless list of places to see. Areas worth stopping by include Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Whether you're looking for beach life, cultural exploration or retail therapy, there’s something to suit everyone.
Just under a 30-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, this delightful city in Wiltshire offers a vibrant arts scene and various museums. It's also home to the famous Magna Carta. If you're in search of some souvenirs, an afternoon browsing the bustling market is highly recommended.
With its bustling city centre, delightful architecture and 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.
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Your car hire at Bristol awaits. The open roads are yours to explore. All you have to do is pick up the keys.