Destination guide

Friendly Bristol will entice you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bristol. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Bristol

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Bristol a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugarbush Ski Resort (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lincoln Peak Vineyard (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Ole's Cross Country Center (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Rikert Nordic Center (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bristol

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bristol is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Vergennes Falls Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Robert Frost Wayside Trail (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Camel's Hump State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Mt. Philo State Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bristol

The nearest airport is in Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), located 23.8 mi (38.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bristol?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 387 holiday lettings around Bristol. From 155 houses to 122 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Bristol?

Perfectly pure air, inspiring vistas and plenty of time out in the wild. If you're eager to revitalize and recharge, an alpine escape is the perfect medicine. HomeAway has 206 alpine rentals available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has plenty more property options to look through, including:

  • 91 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 88 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 52 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Bristol?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just go for an entire house. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 158 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £98 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 107 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Cabin: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £104 per night.
  • Cottage: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £108 per night.

Can I stay in Bristol in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a trip with the whole family or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always stacks of fun being under the same roof! The good news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Condo holiday rentals are the leading option here for big groups of travellers. Our extensive database currently has 35 available. If you're hoping to travel in a large group, the holiday rental options that will serve you well include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can hold 6 of you? We have 178 that will be ideal. The prices start from £89 per night.
  • After a place for 8 guests? We have 158 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £69 a night.
  • Trying to find places for rent to suit 10 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 88 that will fit the bill. You can grab one from just £77 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your brother and all your buddies to Bristol.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Bristol?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reconnect with those who truly matter and arrange a value-packed stay with HomeAway. Williston North has bargain written all over it. And with 3 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £168 a night, you can see why. Another 29 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around South End. With an average price of £178 a night, you're sure to get a deal worth bragging about.

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