Bristol Airport is an international airport that mainly serves Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset, as well as a variety of places across the globe. Numerous carriers serve the airport, operating flights to more than 90 destinations domestically, regionally and internationally. Bristol Airport prides itself on being a pioneer of Sustainable Aviation, aiming to reduce its carbon footprint and remain environmentally friendly in spite of increasing air traffic.
Bristol Airport is located just 8 miles south of the city centre. Bristol Airport’s Flyer bus service connects the airport to various locations in the city and is the most convenient way to travel to the airport.
Where to go from Bristol
London boasts a myriad of sights, from the historic Tower of London to the modern London Eye. Take a picture with Big Ben. Explore the British Museum, home to the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and mummies from Ancient Egypt. Visit the National Gallery, which houses a wide collection of works by Van Gogh, da Vinci, Botticelli and more. Walk through the dinosaur exhibition at the Natural History Museum.
At Inverness, marvel at the Caledonian Canal, one of the greatest waterways in the world. View the Corrimony Chambered Cairn, a passage grave dating back to 4,000 years ago. Go on a Castle Cruise and try to spot the legendary Loch Ness monster. Walk along the Inverness Historic Trail, through the city’s New and Old Towns, teeming with shops and eateries.
Take an Official Guided Walking Tour of Oxford, a great way to explore the city. Hunt down filming locations of your favourite movies, such as Harry Potter, The Golden Compass and more. Visit the Ashmolean Museum, and take your time uncovering over 65 galleries. At the Oxford Covered Market, snack on fresh bakes and go shopping for items ranging from leather goods to jewellery. Nearby, go on a romantic punt trip with your loved one, and soak in the lovely scenery.
Popular international routes from London Airport include flights to Amsterdam, Dublin and Miami.
Fly to the “floating city”, Amsterdam, which comprises 90 islands linked together by a thousand bridges. The best way to sightsee is by cruising down the city’s waterways in open-top boats. Visit grim World War II memorials like the Dutch National Monument, the Homomonument, the Anne Frank House, the Verzetsmuseum, and the Jewish Historical Museum. Uncover the hype behind De Wallen, Amsterdam’s red light district.
Visit Dublin, for its delicious brews and rustic charm. Venture into Temple Bar, one of the city’s most endearing neighbourhoods with its cobblestone streets, quaint cafés and old streetscapes. Art buffs should make a trip to the Irish Film Institute, the Gallery of Photography, and the Project Arts Centre. Head to Kehoe’s for a pint of Guinness; otherwise, try local beers such as the Oyster Stout, concocted with real oysters.
Escape to Miami, surfers’ paradise. At South Beach, suntan on the golden shores, chill at the beachside bars, and watch as rollerbladers cruise down Ocean Drive on their skates. Other popular tourist attractions include live reptile shows at the Everglades Alligator Farm, observing marine life at the Miami Seaquarium, VIP Safari Tours of Jungle Island, and more.
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