Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Portishead is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Portishead. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. Clevedon Court and Clifton Suspension Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Portishead

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Portishead a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bristol Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • We The Curious (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Techniquest (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bristol Ice Rink (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Portishead

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portishead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Leigh Woods (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Brandon Hill (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Bristol Castle Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Castle Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sand Bay Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Portishead

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Portishead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 238 holiday lettings around Portishead. From 70 Houses to 119 Flats, 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.

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

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

  • Clifton: 56 holiday homes
  • Bristol City Centre: 65 holiday homes
  • Harbourside: 47 holiday homes
  • Canon's Marsh: 47 holiday homes
  • Redcliffe: 57 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portishead. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portishead Lake Grounds: 1,109 holiday lettings
  • Brean Splash Waterpark: 968 holiday lettings
  • Bristol (TPB-Bristol Temple Meads Train Station): 1,253 holiday lettings
  • Tintern Abbey: 944 holiday lettings
  • Weston-super-Mare Worle Station: 997 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portishead listed on HomeAway 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 Portishead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 70 Houses in Portishead. Our other popular types of Portishead holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portishead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Portishead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.