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Easy day trips from Bristol by car

Escape the city for a day when next in Bristol

Car hire makes these brilliant day trips beyond the city possible

Of course, Bristol itself is brimming with things to do. But with coastline and beaches, historic towns and cities, epic green spots and iconic landmarks all in easy reach, why tie yourself to one destination?

Each journey out of the city has the bonus of passing through the scenic countryside en route, some of which is worth the drive alone. From the incredible Stonehenge to the picturesque Gower, here are seven easy day trips to take in your hire car from Bristol.