The historic Roman city of Bath is only a short train journey away from Bristol, millions flock to this historic city each year to visit the Roman baths and spa. Make sure that you’re one of them. There’s so much more to explore beyond the Roman heart of the city, however, immerse yourself in the city’s thriving cafe culture and soak up the sun.
The historic seaside town on Weston-super-mare is only a half hour train journey away from Bristol, and is ideal for those seeking a classic seaside resort experience. Walk on the pier, stroll along the beach, and on sunny days, even do a spot of sunbathing! If you visit in the summer, be sure to grab yourself an ice cream and sit along the promenade. There’s also the Weston Sand Sculpture Festival, which takes place on the beach each summer.
Located a bit further away from the others, with a train journey taking approximately two hours, Malvern is the ideal place to explore if you have a couple of days to spend there. This medieval town is a great place for history buffs to stroll amongst. Be sure to visit St. Ann’s Well and the Holy Well and take some of the waters that made this small part of Worcestershire so famous.