Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Bristol

Enjoy the history and other features of Bristol. Renowned for its island views, hiking and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. Roger Williams Park Zoo and Naval War College Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Bristol

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Bristol a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • The Butterfly Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Coles River Family Fun Center (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Escobar's Highland Farm (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Crescent Park Looff Carousel (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Seekonk Speedway (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bristol

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bristol is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Kennedy Plaza (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Independence Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Colt State Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bristol

The nearest airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 9.4 mi (15.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bristol?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 675 holiday rentals around Bristol. From 315 holiday houses to 190 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bristol is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bristol?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bristol:

  • Eastward Look: 233 holiday homes
  • Ward 13: 52 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 230 holiday homes
  • Wakefield-Peacedale: 35 holiday homes
  • South Dartmouth: 200 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bristol?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bristol. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hope Street: 1,294 holiday rentals
  • Coggeshall Farm Museum: 1,339 holiday rentals
  • Roger Williams University: 1,376 holiday rentals
  • Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum: 1,375 holiday rentals
  • Herreshoff Marine Museum: 1,340 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bristol listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bristol?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 315 Houses in Bristol. Our other popular types of Bristol holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 190 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 69 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 69 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bristol?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 118 holiday homes with pool available in Bristol. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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