University of Bristol

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University of Bristol

Best Location for Student Accommodation:

Student Accommodation is scattered all across the City and there are no suggested Best Locations as it is dependant on individual’s tastes and requirements.   Furthermore, some of the best properties can be located in some of the worst areas of Bristol.  However, some of the most popular areas include the following:

  • Lower Clifton
  • Redland
  • Cotham
  • Triangle
  • Kingsdown
  • Montpelier
  • Cliftonwood
  • Westbury Park
  • Stoke Bishop

Average Rent:

The Average rent around Bristol tends to fluctuate between, £300.00 – £400.00

Parking and Permit Information:

The university try to deter students from bringing cars to the university but around the city are plenty of places to park.  It is only advised to obtain a car permit if you live in Kingsdown or in Cotham.  Car Permits start at £30.00 for one car, £80.00 for two cars and £300.00 for a third car.

Living in Bristol:

Bristol was recently awarded European City of the Year with its mixture of a vibrant city surrounded by beautiful countryside,towns and coastlines.  Bristol has a number of museums, galleries and a complete mix of culture to suit everybody’s tastes.  There are excellent transport links around Bristol to get around whether it is in daytime or in the evening on nights out.

Sport in Bristol is very popular whether you want to play at university or get involved in a sport or spectating outside of University.  There is a wide range of sports that you can get involved with at Bristol University.  The university has an outdoor centre, which has a mixture of activities, and it is located three miles from the centre and is called the Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.  Also, there is an indoor centre located at Tyndall Avenue.  The centre has a combination of facilities including a gym, jogging track and fitness suites.  Lastly, the University has a boat club which is centred halfway between  Bath and Bristol. 

Bristol has a number of key areas where most students tend to go for nights out which include Park Street, Whiteladies Road, Park Row, the city centre, the Triangle and Gloucester Road.  These areas are also the locations known and used for shops and supermarkets.  For more alternative options you would be best to go and check out some of the bars located around Cheltenham Road and Stokes Croft,

The recent development of Cabot Circus in Bristol has broadened Bristol’s shopping experience with a number of shopping locations all across Bristol  including Broadmead and Clifton Village. As well as this, there are a number of other key activities and dates including the Balloon Festival and the Bristol Harbour Festival.

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