Bristol

Britain's ‘Best Place to Live in 2017’ (Sunday Times) delivers the best of city life but with a laid-back attitude. Packed with top-notch restaurants and bars, a thriving street art, theatre and music scene and great independent shopping, all balanced by its two rivers and glorious harbourside.

BOX-E

Is this Bristol's best restaurant? Who knows? What we do know is the menu is as small and perfectly formed as the shipping container housing this gem. 

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Bristol Lido

The locals love this oasis, hidden in Clifton with heated outdoor pool and spa, plus award-winning restaurant with a view of late-night swimmers.

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The Milk Thistle

Four-floor decadent hideaway, for cocktail sipping, tasting Trappist beers or private dining with chefs from sister restaurant The Ox. 5 stars – Time Out.

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@Bristol

Where science comes to life and everyone get hands-on. Whether it’s being closer to the stars in the Planetarium or delving into the make-up of glass.

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Banksy

The world's biggest Banksy exhibition, also known as the city centre. Take a guided tour to find even his most illusive pieces of street art.

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More destinations to explore…

Bath
Bath

Probably the most sophisticated World Heritage site on the UNESCO list. There's more to Bath than baths.

London
London

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. If you've never been there, a trip to the capital doesn't cost the earth.

Bruton
Bruton

The small country town that's become such a magnet for faces of fashion, art and showbiz that a walk to the shops can feel like lunch at The Ivy.

Image: BOX-E, André Pattenden