Why choose Bristol?
Bristol has attracted great minds who have left their mark on this, the cultural and artistic centre of south west England
History and culture - home to Brunel’s world famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain, Bristol is also famous for Banksy’s striking urban art, and the Old Vic, the UK’s longest-running theatre
Music and nightlife - Bristol’s vibrant music scene means there are plenty of live events to enjoy, from classical music to the latest bands, as well as a great choice of bars and clubs
Festivals - hot air balloons drift over this ‘capital city’ of the ballooning world, venue of the annual International Balloon Fiesta and the renowned Harbour Festival
Educational opportunities - the city’s two world class universities attract a diverse international student population
Sports - either as a participant or a spectator, you will find almost every sport in Bristol. International fixtures at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium are less than an hour away
Out of town - many places, including London (1½ hours) or Bath (10 mins), are within easy reach by train