Study in Bristol: So many places to visit in your free time!

Study in Bristol: So many places to visit in your free time!

The city of Bristol has been voted both the best place to live in Britain as well as the happiest city in Britain, making it the perfect destination for your English programme.

Bristol is a creative and culturally diverse city, drawing in visitors and businesses from around the world. Located just over 2 hours from London, Bristol is a truly cosmopolitan city. It has several museums, art galleries, is full of historic buildings, tourist attractions, boats and restaurants, all making Bristol an unforgettable place to visit and study in. There are so many reasons to choose Bristol when looking for a great place in the UK to study English.

Outstanding places of natural beauty to visit outside Bristol

It’s not only the city of Bristol that has something special to offer. There are many rural attractions just on the outskirts of Bristol to explore at the weekends when you are not studying. Seven miles from Bristol, lies the quaint, picturesque village of Backwell, voted South West and Wales Village of the Year in 1997 and Chew Magna, a few miles south of Bristol, close to the Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Study in Bristol - Mendip Hills

Cross over Bristol’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and you arrive in the rolling hills of beautiful North Somerset. If you ever hear someone complain about the rain in Britain, then all the greenery around this area is the result of the odd shower or two. The views are breath-taking!

Just 18 miles from Bristol, Cheddar Gorge makes an excellent day trip. Highlights of this National Nature Reserve include its dramatic 450-foot cliffs and stunning caves. You will find a huge selection of flowers, insects, and wildlife all flourishing in their natural environments. With a fantastic reputation in the world of language teaching, International House Bristol is a great choice for your language programme. You get not only a renowned language school but also the benefits of being in fabulous Bristol. Find out about everything IH Bristol can offer you.

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